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Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian Telescope

Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12'' Dobsonian Telescope
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Price:  £1,063.00(Inc. 20% VAT)
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Product Code:  ES0116930
Manufacturer:  Explore Scientific

Explore Scientific


The Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian is a great collapsible, super- portable telescope - featuring full aluminium construction for strength, durability and lightness. The whole telescope folds and packs down into a couple of very compact packages, the main mirror box has a hinged lid for protecting the primary in transit, but also forms an integral part of the structure of the telescope in use. Getting up and observing is a simple procedure: fit the struts and altitude bearings to the main mirror box, fit the Secondary/Focuser head to the support struts, collimate - and you're ready to observe. The Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian's focuser is a buttery-smooth low profile Crayford-style/Rack and Pinion Hybrid, capable of supporting the weight of heavier 2" eyepieces and accessories.

Explore Scientific Ultra Light 12" Dobsonian GENERATION II

Truss-Dobsonian Telescope in full Aluminium construction
NEW: Slider bearings made from TEFLON and GFK for smooth and precise movement
NEW: Improved main mirror cell with completely redesigned mechanics
NEW: Altitude bearings with new designed brake and friction system
NEW: Larger feet to improve stability
NEW: Universal finder slot to enable an easy finder upgrade
NEW: Counter-weight system included - 2 x 1.0 kg
NEW: Quick-lock fastener with new spring-loaded design for comfortable use
NEW: Powder-coated yellow altitude wheels to improve durability
NEW: Laser engraved central mark on main mirror

Material OTA Aluminium
Optical design Newtonian Reflector
Mount type Dobsonian
Batteries included
Maximum recommended magnification 250x
Net Weight total (incl. accessories) (kg) 29.8
Primary mirror diameter (mm) 305
Secondary mirror diameter (mm) 75
Objective diameter (mm) 305
Focal length (mm) 1525
Aperture ratio 5
Obstruction (%) 24
Angular resolution (arc seconds) 0.43
Transportability very good
Eyepiece Barrel Diameter (mm) 50.8
Focusing system 2" Rack-and-Pinion Focuser with helical gearing and 10:1 reduction
Finderscope DeLuxe Red Dot Finder
Colour black
Rain/Dust protection caps Dust protection caps for open aperture and eyepiece holder
Mount Type Dobsonian
Warranty (Years) 3

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