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Skywatcher Stargate 20" GOTO Dobsonian Telescope

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@media screen and (max-width: 600px) { .mobile-hide { display: none !important; } } @media screen and (min-width: 601px) { .desktop-hide { display: none !important; } } 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 20" aperture the Skywatcher 20" Go-To Computerized Dobsonian Telescope is one of the largest telescopes on the consumer market.   Features Massive 20" aperture 20m (Low) and 10mm (High) magnification eyepieces included 9x50 Finderscope Go-To Computerised Mount with SynScan Database of 42,900 celestial objects Wi-Fi Enabled for the SynScan app control 2" Eyepiece Compatible Collapsible Tube 2 Year Australian Warranty   Featuring a collapsible truss tube on an altazimuth dobsonian base, the Skywatcher 20" 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 42,900 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 508mm (20") Focal Length 2000mm Focal Ratio f/3.9 Secondary Mirror Diameter 136.0mm Secondary Mirror Obstruction 26.8% Resolving Power 0.24" Stellar Limit Magnitude 16.2 Highest Practical Magnification 1016x Light gathering power (compared to naked eye) 5267x Focuser 2" Crayford with 1.25" Adapter Included Eyepiece 10mm (200x), 28mm LET (71x Magnification) Finderscope 9x50 Telescoep Tube Weight 45.4kg Telescope Mount Weight 29.8kg Telescope Weight 75.2kg 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   Recommended Accessories saxon 12v 5A Australia AC Power AdapterSupply your computerised telescope with a constant voltage with a 12V 5A power adapter.  Skywatcher Light Shroud for Dobsonian - 20 inchReduces stray light escaping from the exposed steel tubes of a collapsible reflector telescope and protects against dew forming on the mirrors on humid nights.   Celestron Omni 2x Barlow LensDouble the magnification of your telescope with a barlow lens. Highly recommended if you are interested in viewing the planets. Don't go without it! saxon ScopePix Smartphone Adapter 3sCapture images through your telescope on your smartphone using the ScopePix Smartphone Adapter 3s. Perfect for getting started with astrophotography! saxon Optical Lens Cleaning KitKeep your telescope free from dust and debris and cleaned regularly! saxon 12v 5A Australia AC Power AdapterSupply your computerised telescope with a constant voltage with a 12V 5A power adapter.  Skywatcher Light Shroud for Dobsonian - 20 inchReduces stray light escaping from the exposed steel tubes of a collapsible reflector telescope and protects against dew forming on the mirrors on humid nights.   Celestron Omni 2x Barlow LensDouble the magnification of your telescope with a barlow lens. Highly recommended if you are interested in viewing the planets. Don't go without it! saxon ScopePix Smartphone Adapter 3sCapture images through your telescope on your smartphone using the ScopePix Smartphone Adapter 3s. Perfect for getting started with astrophotography! saxon Optical Lens Cleaning KitKeep your telescope in top shape by protecting it from dust and debris!   Celestron Luminos 2.5x Barlow LensDouble the magnification of your telescope! Highly recommended if you are interested in viewing the planets. saxon Optical Lens Cleaning KitKeep your telescope and lenses in top shape by cleaning them of any dust and debris. 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-SWDOB500GT
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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 20" aperture the Skywatcher 20" Go-To Computerized Dobsonian Telescope is one of the largest telescopes on the consumer market.

     

    Features

    • Massive 20" aperture
    • 20m (Low) and 10mm (High) magnification eyepieces included
    • 9x50 Finderscope
    • Go-To Computerised Mount with SynScan Database of 42,900 celestial objects
    • Wi-Fi Enabled for the SynScan app control
    • 2" Eyepiece Compatible
    • Collapsible Tube
    • 2 Year Australian Warranty

     

    Featuring a collapsible truss tube on an altazimuth dobsonian base, the Skywatcher 20" 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 42,900 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 508mm (20")
    Focal Length 2000mm
    Focal Ratio f/3.9
    Secondary Mirror Diameter 136.0mm
    Secondary Mirror Obstruction 26.8%
    Resolving Power 0.24"
    Stellar Limit Magnitude 16.2
    Highest Practical Magnification 1016x
    Light gathering power (compared to naked eye) 5267x
    Focuser 2" Crayford with 1.25" Adapter
    Included Eyepiece 10mm (200x), 28mm LET (71x Magnification)
    Finderscope 9x50
    Telescoep Tube Weight 45.4kg
    Telescope Mount Weight 29.8kg
    Telescope Weight 75.2kg
    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-SWDOB500GT

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    Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
    Aperture508mm
    Focal Length2050mm
    Focal Ratiof/4.1
    Highest Magnification1000x
    Mount TypeDobsonian mount
    Eyepiece 2Super 10mm
    Finderscope Make9x50mm
    Electronic Hand ControlYes
    Motor DriveYes
    Warranty Information5 Years
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