Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian 8" (203mm)

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Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian 8" (203mm)

Item #: S11610

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Quick Overview

  • 8” (203 mm) Dobsonian-style Newtonian
  • 1200 mm focal length (f/5.9)
  • 2” single-speed Crayford-style focuser with 1.25” adaptor
  • Super 25 & 10mm 1.25” eyepieces
  • 9x50 finderscope
  • Solid rocker-mount with Teflon bearings and tension clutch for altitude
  • Teflon bearing for azimuth


The Sky-Watcher Traditional Dobsonian Telescope 203mm/1200mm (8") has a "paraboloidal" primary mirror to eliminate spherical aberration and a four-arm, secondary- mirror bracket with fine supports (0.5mm thick), to reduce diffraction spikes and light loss. In addition, this model include a 2" focuser with a 1.25" adapter, allowing the use of either eyepiece size. This model also include the new feature-tension control handle.

Additional Information

Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Field Flattener No
Aperture (mm) 203 mm (8 in)
Focal Length 1200 mm
Focal Ratio f/5.9
Focal Length of Eyepiece 1 (mm) 25 mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 1 No
Focal Length of Eyepiece 2 (mm) 10 mm
Magnification of Eyepiece 2 No
Finderscope 9x50
Diagonal No
Tube Rings No
Mount Type No
Saddle Type No
Mounting Threads No
Motor Drive No
Tracking Rates No
Power No
Payload No
Mount Weight No
Highest Useful Magnification 406x
Lowest Useful Magnification No
Limiting Stellar Magnitude 14.2
Resolution (Rayleigh) No
Resolution (Dawes) No
Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye) No
Optical Coatings No
Fully Illuminated Field No
Optical Tube Length No
Optical Tube Weight No

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