12" (300mm) Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

12" (300mm) Skywatcher Collapsible Dobsonian Telescope

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A serious and practical instrument, this telescope collapses for easier transportation.

What you can see

The Moon looks great with detailed craters and mountains.
Venus is a small disk with phases visible.
Mars is a small disk.
Jupiter is a clear disk. You can see its main weather bands and four biggest moons.
Saturn is very nice. You can clearly see the rings and some of the moons.
Deep sky objects (nebulae etc) are easily visible. Star clusters such as Omega Centauri look nice.
Comets can look great but they vary a lot.

Objective mirror: 305 mm (12”)
Focal length: 1500 mm
Focal ratio: f/4.9
Tube length: 9230mm-1390mm
Focuser: 2″ Crayford Focuser with a 1.25″ Adapter
Finder scope: 9x50 mm

25mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece (48x)
10mm 1.25" Plossl Eyepiece (120x)
2″ to 1.25″ Eyepiece adapter with M42 thread
2″ Tube Extension