Truss design Dobson telescope
supplied by Ji Drbohlav

A mirror telescope Newton type with a Dobsonian mounting. This telescope was constructed for easy transportation ant the shortest time to build (approx. 4 minutes).

Parameters:

optical designNewton
primary mirror diameter   350 mm (14")400 mm (16")
focal length, opt. speed1700 mm, f/4.82000 mm, f/5
optical coatingsAl + SiO2
focuser2" or 1.25"
unfolded dimension440 x 440 x 1650 mm500 x 500 x 2000 mm
folded dimension440 x 440 x 600 mm500 x 500 x 700 mm
total net weight35 kg42 kg
price1 450 €1 850 €

The price includes the 2" Crayford focuser and the red dot finder.

Samples:

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Our Dobson at the alpine Observatory Astrovillage

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assembling the telescope

 

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