The SkyWatcher Heritage telescope is a highly affordable dobsonian telescope, carefully engineered to combine ease of use, extreme portability and consistent performance. A perfect telescope for beginners or amateur astronomers, this dobsonian telescope has enough light gathering power to enable not only viewings of the moon but the simple study of galaxies, star clusters and nebulas.
The mini dobsoanian can be easily assembled and is a fantastic family telescope to take on weekend camping trips or for casual viewing at home. The table top telescope also includes two interchangeable eyepieces. Sky Watcher has created this commemorative edition of Newton's telescope to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy.
Dobsonian telescopes - 'Dobson' refers to their style of mount - are renowned for being simple and uncomplicated to use, making the Sky Watcher 76mm Dobsonian a perfect telescope for beginners. Dobsonian telescopes provide great viewing due to their higher focal ratio and lower focal length. This allows Deep Sky Objects which are further away and dimmer, to be more visible.
Optical Type: 76mm Reflector
Mount Type: Dobsonian Alt-Azimuth
Great For: Kids, teens, adults
Can See: The Moon, nearby planets