Skywatcher 10" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope


A Dobsonian is a telescope that is set up on a simple mount that requires no nuts and bolts to assemble. In fact, this Saxon 10" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope is so space conscious that it folds inwards at the tube and, can be taken apart to two pieces for easy storage or transport to your next astro camp out in a dark sky site! 

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    So, you've heard the term Dobsonian used in the Astronomy circles for a while now but what exactly are these scopes and how do they work? Dobsonians are actually reflector telescopes that use the classic optical system of a newtonian, except the scope sits on a mount like the one you see above. Typical Dobsonians come in 6 to 12-inch sizes. The Saxon 10" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope is an example of a 10-inch tube.

    The simplified mount of the Dobsonian makes it very easy to take apart (tube and mount can be separated) and assemble for transporting or storage. What's even better about the Saxon 10" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope is the collapsible tube that folds inward at the middle of the tube. Being extra small and well protected with lens caps, this telescope makes for easy storage. If you are planning to take your telescope along on campaing trips, you'll love how this scope is hardly a space hogger! 

    By the way, the bearing system of this scope has just gotten a redesign. The new Saxon Collapsible Dobsonians feature buttery smooth azimuth bearings. The Saxon inch Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope can be rotated with just the push of a finger, thanks to the patented Tension Adjustement Control. This eliminates the need to purchase additional counter weight to balance the telescopes especially on non-level surfaces. 

    To top it off, all of the new Collapsible Dobsonians are shipping now with ultra smooth Crayford focusers and the 10mm and 25mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepieces. 

    The Saxon 10" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope is covered by a 5-Year Warranty. 


    Optical Design Newtonian (Parabolic)
    Diameter 254mm
    Focal Length 1200mm
    Secondary Mirror Diameter 58.8mm
    F/Ratio f 4.7
    Highest Practical Power 508x
    Faintest Steller Magnitude 14.2
    Resolving Power 0.56 
    Finderscope 9x50 Finderscope 
    Focuser Diameter 2" with 1.25" adapter
    Focuser Crayford
    Eyepieces Plossl 25mm and 10mm (1.25")
    Ground Board Diameter (Base) 52cm 
    Tube Weight 12.42kg
    Shipping Weight Box 1: 14.8kg
    Box 2: 16.5kg 
    Shipping Carton Dimensions Box 1: 126.5cm x 47cm x 51.5cm
    Box 2: 67cm x 80cm x 11cm 
    Warranty 5 Years

    Saxon - High Quality Optics
    The Saxon brand commits to quality and research. The company develops a range of binoculars, telescopes, microscopes and accessories with the understanding of its user’s priorities and needs. Saxon has built each product around the knowledge that everyone’s viewing requirements are different, proven through each precise and well though out product line. Browse a range of Saxon optical products and you'll find that every glass has been designed to help every viewer see only the best in every situation.

    Product Code: DOB10-CLL

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    Aperture 254mm
    Focal Length 1200mm
    Focal Ratio 4.7
    Highest Magnification 508x
    Mount Type Dobsonian mount
    Eyepiece 1 Super 10mm
    Eyepiece 2 Super 25mm
    Finderscope Make 9x50 Finder
    Tube Length 830 - 1110mm
    Electronic Hand Control No
    Motor Drive No
    Warranty Information 5 Years
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