10" LightBridge 12" LightBridge 16" LightBridge
Product Number 1005-05-03 1205-05-03 1645-05-03
Clear Aperture 10" (254mm) 12" (304.8mm) 16" (406.4mm)
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Optical Tube Assembly (OTA) Type Metal open Truss Design
Focal Length 1270mm 1524mm 1829mm
Focal Ratio f/5 f/5 f/4.5
Telescope Mounting Dobsonian
Optical Coatings MgF2
Resolving Power (Dawes Limit)  0.456 arcseconds  0.380 arcseconds 0.285 arcseconds
Viewfinder Red-Dot Red-Dot Red-Dot
Focus System Dual speed 2" Crayford style focuser with fine focus 10:1 speed reduction
Eyepiece 26mm Series 4000 QX Wide Angle (2") 26mm Series 4000 QX Wide Angle (2") 26mm Series 4000 QX Wide Angle (2")
Batteries (User-Supplied) OTA  Fan: 8 x AA
Additional Features 10" LightBridge 12" LightBridge 16" LightBridge
AutoStar Suite Planetarium Software Included (Bonus) Included (Bonus) Included (Bonus)
OTA Cooling Fan Yes Yes Yes
Oversized Primary Mirror Yes Yes Yes
Weights and Dimensions 10" LightBridge 12" LightBridge 16" LightBridge
Secondary Housing 6 lbs. 7 lbs. 11 lbs.
Trusses 2 lbs. 4 lbs. 5 lbs.
OTA Primary Housing 30 lbs. 36 lbs. 58 lbs.
Assembled OTA 38 lbs. 47 lbs. 74 lbs.
Assembled Mount 27 lbs. 33 lbs. 54 lbs.
Total Net Telescope Weight (assembled) 65 lbs. 80 lbs. 128 lbs.

 

 

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