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Orion SkyQuest XT10g - Computerized GoTo Dobsonian

Description

Keywords: Newtonian Visual

Note  This item is being serviced and it is not available for check out.

The XT10g is a 10" aperture GoTo Dobsonian Telescope.

Restricted Item -This is a big telescope. Thee optical tube weighs 30 lbs and is about 12 inches in diameter by 48 inches long. The base weighs nearly 40 lbs. It may require a bigger vehicle to transport it.

Contact the Equipment Manager (equipment@seattleastro.org) for more information.

 

IMPORTANT: This is a  very heavy and bulky telescope. 

Details

The SkyQuest XT10g is a 10" (254mm) aperture, 1200mm focal length (f/4.7), Newtonian telescope in a motorized (DC Servo motors with encoders} Dobson mount.  A red dot reflex sight finder and eyepieces are included. 

This is a heavy telescope. Setup requires placing the large, 40 lb base at the desired location and lifting the 30 lb. XT10g telescope optical tube into the Dobsonian base and locking it in place with a hand knob. A two-star alignment must be done to orient the telescope to the sky for GoTo operation. 

Focuser: 2" dual-speed Crayford
Secondary mirror minor axis: 63mm
Power requirement: 12-volt DC - 2A (tip positive)
Optical tube length 47.8 in.
Optical tubeWeight 29.4 lbs.
Mount weight 38.5 lbs.

Currently Loaned out

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