Skywatcher 16" Dobsonian Collapsible GOTO Computerised Telescope
The Skywatcher 16-inch Collapsible Dobsonian is a large aperture telescope designed for both portability and performance. It features a truss tube design that doesn’t need to be disassembled between uses, making it extremely convenient for users.
This telescope is equipped with a Crayford focuser for smooth and precise focusing. It also has a redesigned bearing system for smooth azimuth bearings.
The telescope can be moved with just the push of a finger.
The Sky-Watcher Collapsible Dobsonian holds its collimation throughout the evening and doesn’t require reassembly.
The optical design is Newtonian (Parabolic) with an optical diameter of 203mm and a focal length of 1200mm
The highest practical power is 812x
The telescope comes with a 90-degree finderscope and 1.25" 10mm & 26mm SP eyepieces
The Sky-Watcher 16 inch Collapsible Dobsonian is recommended for advanced users.
It combines the light-gathering capability of a Dobsonian telescope with the convenience of a computerised system
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When it comes to telescopes, bigger IS better. As a rule, any small increase in aperture diameter can mean a significant increase in image size, light collection and magnification. With a massive 16" aperture the Skywatcher 16" Go-To Computerized Dobsonian Telescope is one of the largest telescopes on the consumer market.
- Massive 16" aperture
- 20m (Low) and 10mm (High) magnification eyepieces included
- 9x50 Finderscope
- Go-To Computerised Mount
- 2" Eyepiece Compatible
- Collapsible Tube
- 2 Year Australian Warranty
Featuring a collapsible truss tube on an altazimuth dobsonian base, the Skywatcher 16" Go-To Computerized Dobsonian Telescope is not only easy to use but excellent value. Coupled with a computerised Go-To mount with a built-in 49,200 object database for fast location and easy tracking, makes for a great User experience. Excellent for those who need some help finding their way around the night sky.
Nebulae, Galaxies, Planets and Star Clusters will be highly viewable. The surface detail of planets and the individual rings of Saturn will be easily observed.
Your Sky-Watcher product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for one year after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of local purchase such as a receipt.
|Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
|Secondary Mirror Diameter
|Secondary Mirror Obstruction
|Stellar Limit Magnitude
|Highest Practical Magnification
|Light gathering power (compared to naked eye)
|2" Crayford with 1.25" Adapter
|10mm (180x), 25mm (72x Magnification)
|Optical tube length
|Telescope tube weight
|GOTO Dobsonian Mount
|Yes - Built-in
|1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 200x, 400x, 600x, 800x, 1000x
|Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
|10 to 15V 1A, 2.1mm Plug (Center positive)
|Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment
|Computerised Hand Controller
Contemporary telescope-making has advanced the simple optical designs early scopes to revolutionary, state of the art. The Sky-Watcher company believes Telescopes of quality make should no longer be expensive, but accessible to everyone. Sky-Watcher philosophy has always been to bring the vast wonders of the skies within reasonable reach of anyone with enough curiosity and courage to look up and imagine. Sky-Watcher scopes come in a large range of observational applications - from 10"Dobsonians to spotting scopes for land use.
Product Code: SKW-SWDOB16GOTO
|Alt-Azimuth GOTO Dobsonian
|1071mm - 1685mm
|Electronic Hand Control
|Skywatcher 16" GOTO Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope
|12V Power Cable with Lighter Socket Plug
|Super 25mm and Super 10mm Eyepiece
|2" to 1.25" Adapter with M42 Thread
|2" Tube Extension