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Skywatcher 130 Dobsonian Telescope

Portable and professional, this telescope is a great astronomical device for viewing deep space objects and our solar system.

  • 130mm reflector telescope
  • 650mm focal length
  • Dobsonian alt-azimuth mount
  • f/5 focal ratio
  • 25mm (26x) and 10mm (65x) Plossl eyepieces
  • 5 year warranty
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$299.95

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Please note: this is a bulky item and therefore cannot be shipped internationally.

The Skywatcher 130 Dobsonian telescope combines the features of a large aperture, great portability and reasonable price. The large 130mm aperture gives you the ability to start viewing deep space objects as well as some classic features of our solar system.

This Skywatcher Dobsonian features a collapsible design making it more portable - and for beginners, the more portable a telescope is, the more likely you are to use it! The Skywatcher 130 can be used to view craters on the moon, the rings of Saturn, the Galilean moons of Jupiter and even for viewing some star clusters and nebulae.

Even though the optical tube is collapsible, it doesn't require disassembling. The name Dobsonian refers to their style of mount, with Dobsonian telescopes being renowned for their simple and uncomplicated design. The Skywatcher 130 Dobsonian a perfect telescope for beginners and enthusiasts alike.

What can I see?

  • Phases of Venus
  • Polar ice caps of Mars
  • Rings of Saturn
  • Cloud belts of Jupiter
  • Nebulae like the Orion Nebula
  • Star clusters like Omega Centauri

specification

  • Optical Design: Collapsible reflector
  • Mount: Dobsonian alt-azimuth
  • Aperture: 130mm
  • Focal Length: 650mm
  • Focal Ratio: f/5
  • Eyepiece 1: 25mm Plossl (26x magnification)
  • Eyepiece 2: 10mm Plossl (65x magnification)
  • Total Telescope Kit Weight: 6.2kg
  • Highest Useful Magnification: 260x
  • Secondary Mirror Diameter: 34.5mm
  • Limiting Stellar Magnitude: 13.3
  • Finderscope: Red dot

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