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Sky-Watcher Flextube 350P SynScan GoTo Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

Sky-Watcher SKU: S11830 | Helix SKU: CTS11830

Overview


The exciting new Sky-Watcher Dobsonian SynScan series is precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. With its patented collapsible tube design, these Dobsonians are truly the ultimate in portability and performance.

The elegant truss tube design was carefully engineered to combine ease of use, extreme portability and consistent performance in an affordable package. Unlike other truss tube designs, the SkyWatcher Flextube Dobsonian does not need to be disassembled between uses. It transports as two compact pieces that can be assembled and ready to use in just seconds! It is easy to collimate once set up, and it holds its collimation throughout the evening! The patented Tension Control Handle allows users to add or reduce tension, thereby increasing or decreasing the friction between the optical tube and the sideboards. The SynScan AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The patented dual encoder design allows the telescope to be moved manually whenever the user wishes - but with no need for re-alignment! The Sky-Watcher Dobsonian SynScan series combines the convenience and affordability of the traditional Dobsonian with the convenience of a computerized Go-To telescope.

SynScan™ AZ hand control SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Built-in WiFi control
  • Power Supply: 10 to 15 V DC 1Amp, 2.1mm Plug (Center positive)
  • Motor type: DC Servo Motors,
  • Resolution: Motor encoder: 1,620,000 counts per revolution, Main axis encoder: 11,748 counts per revolution
  • Slew speeds: 1.0X, 2.0X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 200X, 400X, 600X, 800X, 1000X
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Tracking Mode: Dual Axes Tracking
  • Alignment Method: Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment
  • Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC and IC catalog, partial SAO catalogues, total 42,900 objects
  • Go-To Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc min

Specifications:

 

SKU
S11830

UPC
050234118309

Optical Info

Optical Design
Newtonian

Mirror Coatings
94% Aluminum

Glass Type
Borosilicate

Primary Aperture (mm)
356

F/Ratio
4.6

Focal Length (mm)
1650

Secondary Diameter
83mm

Secondary Obstruction (by diameter)
23%

Secondary Obstruction by Area
5%

Observational Info

Dawes Limit
0.33

Rayleigh Limit
0.39

Limiting Mag.
15.2

Minimum Magnification
50

Maximum Magnification
701

Light Gathering (compared to next size down)
36%

General Info

Focuser
2" Dual Speed Crayford

OTA Length (Retract/Ext.)
38.5"/60"

OTA Outer Diameter
16.5625"

OTA Weight (with accessories)
53

Dob Base Weight
94

Dob Base Measurements
36"x31"

Zenith Eyepiece Height
64"

Accessories

Included Finder
9x50 Finder

Included Diagonal
No

Included Eyepieces
25/10 Plossl

Magnification w/ Included Eyepieces
66x/165x

Included Case
No

Corrector
No

 

 






















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