Skywatcher 16" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

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Be the envy of all your friends at your next Star Party with one of the largest consumer telescopes around. The Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope features collapsible design, massive 16" aperture and exceptional image brightness. 

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    ​Prepare to be 'Wowed' as you experience the night sky in amazing detail. Designed for deep space viewing, the Skywatcher 16" Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope opens up a whole universe of galaxies, nebula, star clusters, planets, moons and so much more for your discovery. 



    • Massive 16" aperture
    • 2 x Eyepieces Included
    • 2" Eyepiece Compatible
    • Collapsible Dobsonian base
    • 5 Year Australian Warranty


    There are not a lot of telescopes that can compete with the brightness, field of view and shear level of magnification that can be obtained with the Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope. Featuring a massive 16" aperture, the Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope is one of the largest telescopes available to the consumer market. With a whopping 1800mm focal length allowing up to 812x magnification to be achieved makes the Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope an extremely powerful astronomical tool. 

    Boasting a collapsible truss tube for greater portability enables the Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope tube to be easily compressed for travel. Disassembly is a breeze with the tube and mount easily separating into two parts. Once you reach the destination, simply re-attach the tube to the mount and you are ready to go. It is that easy.

    Mounted on a smooth, rotating base and easy up / down tube movement designed for all ages and skill levels to use, the Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope is a telescope accessible to everyone. Allowing the use of 2" eyepieces allows a wider field of view to be obtained, and the smooth Crayford focuser ensures pin-point precision focusing. Included with the package is two eyepieces giving you everything you need to get observing. 

    The Skywatcher Black Diamond 16" Collapsible Telescope is one amazing telescope which will keep you looking at the sky for years to come. 


    Full Specifications

    Optical Design Newtonian 
    Aperture 406mm (16")
    Focal Length 1800mm
    Focal Ratio f/4.4
    Secondary Mirror Diameter 102mm
    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 Dual SApeed Focuser with 1.25" Adapter
    Telescope tube length 1071mm - 1685mm
    Telescope tube weight 24.9kg


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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-SWDOB400C


    More Information
    Optical DesignNewtonian Reflector
    Focal Length1800mm
    Focal Ratio4.4
    Highest Magnification812x
    Faintest Stellar Magnitude15.8
    Resolving Power0.30"
    Mount TypeDobsonian mount
    Dovetail TypeVixen
    Eyepiece 1Super 25mm
    Eyepiece 2Super 10mm
    Finderscope Make9x50
    Tube Length1071mm - 1685mm
    Electronic Hand ControlNo
    Motor DriveNo
    Warranty Information5 Years
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    Telescope, 9x50 Finderscope, Super 25mm and 10mm, 2" to 1.25" ith M42 Thread, 2" Tube Extension, User Manual

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    Skywatcher 16" Collapsible Dobsonian 1
    9x50 Finderscope 1
    Super 25mm and Super 10mm 1.25" Eyepieces 1
    2" to 1.25" Eyepeice Adapter with M42 Adapter 1
    2" Tube Extension 1
    User Manual 1

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