8" Newtonian Reflector Telescope on Dobsonian (Alt-Az) Mount - No Tracking
Newtonian Reflector telescopes are commonly referred to as "Light Buckets" because of their incredible light-gathering ability. Dobsonian mounted Newtonian scopes are easy to set up and use, just point and enjoy. Makes a great beginner telescope.
Donated to the Fort Bend Astronomy Club by longtime member Don Edwards in January 1996.
8" f/5.6 with a focal length of 45" (1138mm)
Weight of Tube = 29.6 lbs
Weight of Base = 21.8 lbs
2" focuser with adapter for 1.25" eyepieces
- 32mm eyepiece
- 35.5x magnification
- 9mm eyepiece
- 126.4x magnification