Orion SkyQuest XX16g GoTo Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope
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€ 3,899.99
For serious amateur astronomers seeking big-aperture exhilaration and state-of-the-art GoTo electronics - in a large telescope cleverly designed to be transportable in almost any s...
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For serious amateur astronomers seeking big-aperture exhilaration and state-of-the-art GoTo electronics - in a large telescope cleverly designed to be transportable in almost any size vehicle - the Orion XX16g Dobsonian is an ideal choice!
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  • More Info
    • Our 16" truss-tube GoTo Dob presents a perfect combination of big-aperture optics and sophisticated, fully motorized object location technology for the ultimate in Dobsonian telescope performance and observing convenience
    • A big, 16" aperture telescope designed for maximum portability - both the optical tube and Dobsonian base can be broken down quickly without tools into easily manageable components for convenient transport in any standard size car
    • Features accurate, motorized GoTo pointing and tracking of over 42,000 celestial objects within its GoTo system database, and enough aperture for great views of each one
    • Closed-loop electronics forgive accidental bumps and allow the telescope to be moved manually without losing alignment of the GoTo system. Heavy-duty clutches on both axes allow independent adjustment of motion to desired level of resistance
    • The XX16g 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.
  • Specs
    • Best for viewing:
      Fainter deep sky
    • Best for imaging:
      Lunar & planetary
    • User level:
      Advanced
    • Optical design:
      Reflector
    • Optical diameter:
      406 mm
    • Focal length:
      1800 mm
    • Focal ratio:
      f/4,4
    • Optics type:
      Parabolic
    • Glass material:
      Low thermal expansion glass
    • Eyepieces:
      DeepView 28,0 mm (2"),Plossl 12,5 mm (1,25")
    • Magnification with included eyepieces:
      64 x, 144 x
    • Resolving power:
      0,29 arc*sec
    • Lowest useful magnification:
      58 x
    • Highest useful magnification:
      300 x
    • Highest theoretical magnification:
      800 x
    • Limiting stellar magnitude:
      15,7
    • Optical quality:
      Diffraction limited
    • Finder scope:
      EZ Finder II
    • Focuser:
      2" dual-speed Crayford
    • Secondary mirror obstruction:
      91 mm
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter:
      22 %
    • Secondary mirror obstruction by area:
      5 %
    • Mirror coatings/over-coatings:
      Enhanced Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
    • Mount type:
      Dobsonian
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Simple moon shots
    • Computerized compatibility:
      Go-To included
    • Number of objects in database:
      42,000+
    • Bearing material:
      AZ: Thrust needle bearings ALT: Ball bearings
    • Power requirement:
      12-volt DC (tip positive)
    • Setting circles:
      Electronic, via the hand controller
    • Available ports:
      RS-232
    • Tube material:
      Steel
    • Tripod material:
      Wood
    • Weight, optical tube:
      40,8 kg
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      47,7 kg
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      88,5 kg
    • Additional included accessories:
      2" Dual-Speed Crayford focuser w/ 1.25" adapter, 12V DC power cable, Quick-collimation cap
    • Other features:
      Closed loop servo drive GoTo system, Collapsible base for convenient transportation, Built-in Wi-Fi for control via smartphone app
    • Warranty:
      One year
    • Focuser height at zenith:
      183 cm
  • In The Box

    XX16g reflector optical tube lower section
    XX16g reflector optical tube upper section
    Optical tube dust covers (one for each tube section)
    DeepView 28 mm eyepiece, 2"
    Eyepiece extension adapter, 2"
    Illuminated 12.5 mm Plössl eyepiece, 1.25"
    EZ Finder II reflex sight
    Collimation cap
    Eyepiece rack
    2 Eyepiece rack wood screws (20 mm long, color black)
    Set of hex keys
    Tube connecting knob
    SynScan AZ GoTo Hand controller
    Hand controller cable (coiled)
    Azimuth motor connection cable
    12V DC power cable
    Hand controller bracket (with 2 mounting screws)
    3 Counterweight mounting bolts (XX14g, XX16g)
    Parabolic primary mirror (XX14g and XX16g, convex back) and support cell
    Mirror support cell
    3 Collimation knobs
    3 Nylon washers (3/4" outer diameter)
    3 Springs
    4 Truss pole pair assemblies
    GoTo Dobsonian Base with pre-installed motors
    Carrying handles for base (x2)
    Assembly hardware
    9 Counterweights, 2.2 lbs. each
    Starry Night Special Edition astronomy software download card

  • Shipping Info

    Orders received by 5pm UTC for in-stock items ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

    A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

    Economy Delivery (3-5 business days): €0,00
    Expedited Delivery (1-2 business days): €181,50

    The Orion SkyQuest XX16g GoTo Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope is a very large, multi-box, telescope and may arrive through a freight service on a pallet for curbside delivery.

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