Skywatcher 8" Go-To Computerised Dobsonian Telescope

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    For simplicity of use and great value for money, look no further than the Skywatcher 8" Go-To Computerised Dobsonian Telescope.

    The dobsonian telescope is a tried and trusted design which is popular among amateur astronomers and enthusiasts alike. Designed with simplicity in mind, dobsonian telescopes consist of a hollow tube fitted with mirrors which provide a wide field of view for maximum light collection. Mounted on a rotating altazimuth base which sits directly on the ground, these telescopes are extrememly easy to use and are an excellent option for all ages and skill levels.  

    In addition to the standard dobsonian simplicity, the Skywatcher 8" Go-To Computerised Dobsonian Telescope offers computerised freedom. With a pre-programmed database, at the touch of a button your telescope will automatically locate and centre itself on the object of your choosing - a handy tool for those who are still finding their way around the night sky. A simple 3-star alignment process is all it takes and the telescope is yours to command. 

    An innovative collapsible tube makes the Skywatcher 8" Go-To Computerised Dobsonian Telescope more compact than its non-collapsible cousins for easier storage and greater portability. The wide 8" aperture provides a wide field of view, allowing enough light collection and magnification for viewing some of the faintest stars and nebulae. The moons surface will appear in great detail, the red spot of Jupiter will be apparant, and the rings of Saturn will be visible with the Skywatcher 8" Go-To Computerised Dobsonian Telescope. 

    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. 

    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. 


    • 1.25" 20mm (low) and 10mm (high) magnification eyepieces included
    • 8x50 Finderscope
    • Go-To Computerised Mount
    • 2" Eyepiece compatible
    • Collapsible tube
    • 2 Year Australian Warranty

    Product Code: SKW-SWDOB200GOTO

    More Information
    Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
    Aperture 203mm
    Focal Length 1200mm
    Focal Ratio 6
    Highest Magnification 406x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude 14.6
    Resolving Power 0.6
    Mount Type Alt-Azimuth GOTO Dobsonian
    Dovetail Type Vixen
    Eyepiece 1 Super 25mm
    Eyepiece 2 Super 10mm
    Finderscope Make 9x50
    Tube Length 835mm - 1110mm
    Electronic Hand Control Yes
    Motor Drive Yes
    Warranty Information 2 Year
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    Skywatcher 8" GOTO Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope 1
    9x50 Finderscope 1
    12V Power Cable with Lighter Socket Plug 1
    Super 25mm and Super 10mm Eyepiece 1
    2" to 1.25" Adapter with M42 Thread 1
    2" Tube Extension 1
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