People who want a no frills easy to use scope for visual viewing of planets, the Moon and deep sky objects.
8" (200mm) f/6 Newtonian optical tube assembly
9mm Plossl 1.25" eyepiece
30mm Superview 2" eyepiece
2" 10:1 Crayford focuser with self-centering adaptor for 1.25" eyepieces
8x50 finder scope
Dobsonian base (assembly required)
Optical design Newtonian
Primary mirror 8" (200mm) BK7 glass with surface quality better than 1/12 wave RMS
Focal length 1200 mm
Focal ratio f/6
Highest practical magnifcation 400x
Finder scope 8x50mm fully coated achromatic finder
Focuser Crayford 2" focuser
Eyepieces 9mm Plossl 1.25" and 30mm Superview 2"
Base Elevation brake tension system. Azimuth roller bearings.
Tube length 1250 mm
Weight of tube 13kg
Weight of tube plus base 23kg