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Skywatcher 16" Dobsonian Collapsible GOTO Computerised Telescope

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SKW-SWDOB400CGT

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

OUR PRICE $5,699.00

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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.

     

    Features

    • 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. 

     

    Full Specifications

    Optical Tube Assembly (OTA)
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 406mm (16")
    Focal Length 1800mm
    Focal Ratio f/4.4
    Secondary Mirror Diameter 102.0mm
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 25.1%
    Resolving Power 0.30"
    Stellar Limit Magnitude 15.8
    Highest Practical Magnification 812x
    Light gathering power (compared to naked eye) 3364x
    Focuser 2" Crayford with 1.25" Adapter
    Included Eyepiece 10mm (180x), 25mm (72x Magnification)
    Finderscope 9x50
    Optical tube length 1071mm-1685mm
    Telescope tube weight 30kg
    Computerised Mount
    Mount Type GOTO Dobsonian Mount
    WiFi Capable Yes - Built-in
    Slew Speeds 1x, 2x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 200x, 400x, 600x, 800x, 1000x
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
    Tracking Modes AZ
    Power Requirements 10 to 15V 1A, 2.1mm Plug (Center positive)
    Motor Drive DC Servo
    Alignment Procedures Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment
    Computerised Hand Controller Yes
    Database 42,900+ objects 
    Warranty 5 Years

     

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    About Sky-Watcher

    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

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    Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
    Aperture406mm
    Focal Length1800mm
    Focal Ratio4.4
    Highest Magnification812x
    Mount TypeAlt-Azimuth GOTO Dobsonian
    Dovetail TypeVixen
    Eyepiece 1Super 25mm
    Eyepiece 2Super 10mm
    Finderscope Make9x50
    Tube Length1071mm - 1685mm
    Electronic Hand ControlYes
    Motor DriveYes
    Warranty Information5 Years
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