The Heritage-130P has been specially designed to celebrate the International Year of Astronomy 2009 and the 400th Anniversary of Galileo’s first telescope. This is not only a highly functional precision optical instrument but also a beautiful collector’s piece and ideal gift. The telescope tube is adorned with the names of many famous figures that have made significant contributions to the advancement of astronomy over this 400yr period, including Galileo Galilei himself.
Housing the same superb Parabolic Primary Mirror as our highly-renowned Explorer-130P, this telescope is an excellent and capable all-rounder which will provide wonderful views of both the Moon & Planets as well as Deep-Sky Objects. The secondary mirror is held by a single arm support. The collapsible patented FlexTube™ system has been incorporated making it even more convenient to transport and store. The uncomplicated manually operated Dobsonian alt-azimuth mount makes it a superb, highly portable, grab-and-go system. The complete telescope & mount comes fully assembled straight out of the box. Supplied in presentation Giftbox.
- Newtonian design telescope 130/650mm
- Dobson alt-azimutal mount
- Focuser 1¼"
- FlexTube design with retractable OTA components
- Total weight appr. 6.2kgs
- 130/650mm Newtonian on stable mount
- Red dot finderscope
- Eyepiece 25mm & 10mm 1¼"
- Gift box
130 mm f/5 Dobson: International Year of Astronomy 2009 Special Edition