NOTE: This item is usually, but not always, in stock in our showroom. We may need to order it from the warehouse when you purchase it. Delivery can be to our showroom or directly to your address. Delivery usually takes a few days but please feel free to talk to us and confirm availability before you purchase.
This is an impressive telescope. The 10-inch mirror collects 56% more light than an 8-inch.
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.t.
Objective mirror: 254 mm (10”)
Focal length: 1250 mm
Focal ratio: f/5
Tube length: 1350 mm
Focuser: Crayford 2"
Finder scope: 8x50 mm
Weight: 18kg (tube), 32kg (tube + base).
9mm Plossl 1.25" eyepiece
30mm Superview 2" eyepiece
Dobsonian base with cooling fan (some assembly required).
Assembly instructions: https://youtu.be/6bnzEK2OV7U