series of Dobsonian Telescopes
available in 6", 8", 10" and 12" apertures. Dobsonian Telescopes
within the astronomy hobby as an excellent value for the aperture size, and Star
line is as rich in features as it is in value.
use optical quality BK-7 glass, this is the same high-quality
glass used in most binocular prisms and refractor telescope lenses. All StarHoppers
use a roller track bearing on the azimuth surface providing dozens of support points
for smooth swivel motion. They also use a variable tension clutch system for proper
balance and control in both altitude and azimuth. The 10" & 12" StarHoppers
have cooling fans built-in to the rear cell to decrease cooling times. The 8", 10"
& 12" models come standard with 2" focuser and 1.25" adapter.
The 10" & 12" telescopes
come standard with a 32mm 2" eyepiece and use a 9-point flotation mirror cell for
equal support of the primary mirror.