Orion SkyQuest XT12g GoTo Dobsonian Telescope
Item #10136e
€ 1,999.99
The Orion SkyQuest XT12g Dobsonian is perfect for the advanced viewer that wants to see details on the Moon and planets as well as faint deep-sky objects. Fully computerized GoTo s...
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The Orion SkyQuest XT12g Dobsonian is perfect for the advanced viewer that wants to see details on the Moon and planets as well as faint deep-sky objects. Fully computerized GoTo system finds and automatically tracks any of 42,000 celestial objects.
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  • More Info
    • Big-aperture fully motorized GoTo Dobsonian reflector telescope locates and tracks any of over 42,000 celestial objects with the push of a few buttons
    • 12" aperture reflector optics gulp up light from the night sky for beautiful views of galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters as well as the planets and Moon
    • All GoTo system motors and hardware comes pre-installed on the Dobsonian base for swift and easy assembly
    • The XT12g now comes Wi-Fi enabled, which means it can be controlled wirelessly from your smartphone or tablet instead of with the SynScan hand controller. Just download the FREE SynScan Pro app to your iOS or Android device to enjoy wireless GoTo control
    • Includes 2" dual-speed (11:1) Crayford focuser, 28mm 2" DeepView eyepiece, 12.5mm 1.25" illuminated crosshair Plossl eyepiece, EZ Finder II reflex sight, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Starry Night software and more
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Fainter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Advanced
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      305 mm
    • Focal length:
      1500 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/4,9
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Glass material:
      Low thermal expansion borosilicate glass
    • Eyepieces:
      DeepView 28,0 mm (2"),12,5 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      54 x, 120 x
    • Resolving power:
      0,38 arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      43 x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      300 x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      610 x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      15,1
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      EZ Finder II
    • Focuser:
      2" dual-speed Crayford
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      70 mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      23 %
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      5 %
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Dobsonian
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Simple moon shots
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive included
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Go-To included
    • Number of objects in database:
      42,000+
    • Tracking rates:
      Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    • Motor type:
      DC Servomotors with encoders
    • Bearing material:
      AZ: Thrust needle bearings ALT: Ball bearings
    • Power requirement:
      12-volt DC - 2A (tip positive)
    • Available ports:
      RS-232, Aux
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Wood
    • Length of optical tube:
      148,1 cm
    • Weight, optical tube:
      22,2 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      24,0 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      46,2 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      Eyepiece rack, 12V DC power cable for use with external battery, Collimation cap
    • Other features:
      Built-in Wi-Fi for control via smartphone app, Dual-speed 2" Crayford focuser, Navigation knob
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box

    12" f/4.9 Reflector Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
    Dust cover
    28mm Deep View eyepiece, 2" barrel diameter
    12.5mm Illuminated Plössl eyepiece, 1.25" barrel diameter
    EZ Finder (with bracket)
    Collimation cap
    Eyepiece rack
    2 Eyepiece rack wood screws (20mm long, color black)
    4 Hex keys (2mm, 3mm, 4mm, 6mm)
    Tube-to-base securing knob
    Hand controller holster (with 2 assembly screws)
    Left panel (with altitude motor pre-installed)
    Right panel
    Front brace
    Ground baseplate assembly (with azimuth motor pre-installed
    6 Base assembly wood screws (coarse thread, 47mm long)
    8 Base assembly machine screws (fine thread, 60mm long)
    3 Handles
    6 Handle mounting screws (hex head, 25mm long)
    3 Plastic feet
    3 Feet wood screws (1-inch long)
    Hand controller
    Hand controller cable
    AZ motor connection cable
    RS-232 computer cable
    DC power cable with auto-lighter plug
    Primary mirror
    Mirror cell
    3 Collimation knobs
    3 Nylon washers (3/4" outer diameter)
    3 Springs
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software

    12" f/4.9 Reflector Telescope Optical Tube Assembly
    Dust cover
    28mm Deep View eyepiece, 2" barrel diameter
    12.5mm Illuminated Plössl eyepiece, 1.25" barrel diameter
    EZ Finder (with bracket)
    Collimation cap
    Eyepiece rack
    2 Eyepiece rack wood screws (20mm long, color black)
    4 Hex keys (2mm, 3mm, 4mm, 6mm)
    Tube-to-base securing knob
    Hand controller holster (with 2 assembly screws)
    Left panel (with altitude motor pre-installed)
    Right panel
    Front brace
    Ground baseplate assembly (with azimuth motor pre-installed
    6 Base assembly wood screws (coarse thread, 47mm long)
    8 Base assembly machine screws (fine thread, 60mm long)
    3 Handles
    6 Handle mounting screws (hex head, 25mm long)
    3 Plastic feet
    3 Feet wood screws (1-inch long)
    Hand controller
    Hand controller cable
    AZ motor connection cable
    DC power cable with auto-lighter plug
    Primary mirror
    Mirror cell
    3 Collimation knobs
    3 Nylon washers (3/4" outer diameter)
    3 Springs
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software 

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