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Orion SkyQuest XX12i IntelliScope Truss Dobsonian

$1,349.00



  • A big but easily transportable 12" aperture truss-tube Dobsonian reflector with power-saving push-to IntelliScope Object Locator included for computerized location of over 14,000 celestial objects
  • 12" aperture enhanced reflectivity (94%) parabolic optics collect plenty of light for clear, crisp views of solar system targets like the Moon and planets as well as deep space objects like cloudy nebulas, faint galaxies, and sparkling star clusters.
  • Truss-tube design allows the reflector optical tube to be disassembled for easy transport to any observing site in virtually any size vehicle
  • Stable Dobsonian base outfitted with EbonyStar on non-stick coating (PTFE) azimuth bearing and huge 8" altitude bearings provide smooth altazimuth panning motion for easy manual tracking of celestial objects
  • Includes dual-speed (11:1) 2" Crayford focuser, 9x50 finder scope, 35mm DeepView 2" eyepiece, 10mm Sirius Plossl 1.25" eyepiece, cooling accelerator fan, eyepiece rack, collimation cap, Starry Night software and more!

Best for viewing

Fainter deep sky
  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • User level
    Advanced
  • Optical design
    Reflector
  • Optical diameter
    305mm
  • Focal length
    1500mm
  • Focal ratio
    f/4.9
  • Optics type
    Parabolic
  • Glass material
    Low thermal expansion glass
  • Eyepieces
    DeepView 35.0mm (2"), 10.0mm (1.25")
  • Magnification with included eyepieces
    42x, 150x
  • Resolving power
    0.38arc*sec
  • Lowest useful magnification
    42x
  • Highest useful magnification
    300x
  • Highest theoretical magnification
    610x
  • Limiting stellar magnitude
    15.1
  • Optical quality
    Diffraction limited
  • Finder scope
    9x50
  • Focuser
    2" dual-speed Crayford
  • Secondary mirror obstruction
    70mm
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by diameter
    23%
  • Secondary mirror obstruction by area
    5%
  • Mirror coatings/over-coatings
    Enhanced Aluminum & Silicon Dioxide
  • Mount type
    Dobsonian
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Simple moon shots
  • Alignment procedure
    2-Star Alignment
  • Bearing material
    PTFE and UHMW bearings
  • Power requirement
    9-volt battery
  • Setting circles
    Electronic, via the hand controller
  • Available ports
    RS-232
  • Tube material
    Steel
  • Tripod material
    Wood
  • Length of optical tube
    58.3 in.
  • Weight, optical tube
    49.5 lbs.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    34.0 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    83.5 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Unique base design with side braces for stability, Cooling accelerator fan included, 2" dual-speed Crayford focuser w/ 1.25" adapter
  • Warranty
    One year

 

 


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  • Model: 10023
  • Shipping Weight: 135lbs
  • Manufactured by: Orion

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 17 July, 2009.