” The GSO Dobsonian line is particular model serves a very clear purpose, to offer a large aperture and an excellent image quality at reasonable cost.
Set-up is as easy as you can imagine very simple assembly with the rocker box and put it on the ground, insert the telescope tube and put the springs in position and you’re ready to go to navigates through the night sky by simply moving the tube up or down, or side to side, by hand.
All GSO dobsonian use optical quality BK7 glass, cooling fans built into the rear cell to decrease cooling times, also all dobs use a roller bearing on the azimuth surface providing dozens of support points for smooth swivel motion. The deluxe model comes with 2″” Micro 10:1 Crayford style focuser and 1.25″” adapter.
New design GSO truss tube 16″” aperture, 1800mm focal length Dobsonian delivers amazing views of deep space and represents outstanding value!
Huge 16″” f/4.5 primary mirror boasts superior 1/12 wave surface error
New, stronger roller bearing design with thicker steel panels
Unique new roller side bearings with adjustable tension/braking by way of extra large, knurled side knobs!
Tube balance adjustment (fore and aft) of up to 25mm is possible
Strong 18-point primary mirror flotation cell – with a 4.7″” cooling fan!
Easy assembly and disassembly of its heavy duty “”TPL”” truss tubes compared to complex 6-truss tube designs
Crayford style 2″” 10:1 precision microfocuser with 1.25″” adaptor
Oversized knurled collimation knobs allow easy mirror adjustment
Outstanding quality – overall! Black colour, not white!
No white reflective surfaces within the optical path in this design!
Features an achromatic 8 x 50 right-angle correct image finderscope
Limiting magnitude of 15.5 and resolving power of 0.29 arc seconds
You will see into deep space like you’ve never seen before…
Includes 2″” 35mm eyepiece extension tube, 2″” eyepiece accessory tray