ALL Sky-Watcher reflectors are Multi-Coated with Silicon Dioxide as a standard for Optimum Durability and Long Term Performance. The 18 inch model captures 27% more light than our 16 inch, while the 20 inch (a full half meter of aperture) boasts a monster 56% more light gathering power. All Rights Reserved. The truss-tubes break down to a very manageable 36 inch length for easy transport. Copyright © 2011- 2018 Pacific Telescope Corp. All rights reserved. Sky-Watcher’s Freedom Find™ dual-encoder technology ensures accurate tracking while allowing you to move the telescope manually in either axis without compromising alignment. Then, time-lapse under the dark Australian sky with the telescope. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Spring loaded truss anchor points are clearly labeled to eliminate any frustration or confusion. Setting up a Stargate is a simple procedure, taking only about 20 minutes. Copyright var date = new Date(); document.write(date.getFullYear()) Ontario Telescope and Accessories. We will contact you as soon as this product is available. Dobsonians. Adjustable feet make leveling a snap. All prices listed are in Canadian dollars. Sky-Watcher StarGate Dobsonians with their huge light gathering capabilities provide the ultimate WOW factor experience for aficionados of visual astronomy, delivering outstanding performance on both Planetary and Deep-Sky objects. Silicon dioxide produces a much more durable coat than silicon monoxide but requires specialized equipment to apply it and is, therefore, more expensive. This provides a level of convenience and flexibility not available in telescopes without dual encoders. Setting up a Stargate is a simple procedure, taking only about 20 minutes. Product Features. Ontario Telescope and Accessories reserves the right to limit quantities. Features High-Quality Parabolic Primary Mirrors to eliminate spherical aberrations inherent in 'fast' focal length reflectors with spherical primary mirrors. Combined with the cast cellular secondary mirror and Sky-Watcher’s exclusive 94% reflectivity coatings, Stargate delivers bright, detailed views of your favorite deep sky objects. Synscan puts the universe in your hands The elegant and rigid all-metal truss tube design is easily transportable when unassembled, and can be assembled and ready for use in about 20 minutes. Our GoTo line of Stargates provide motorized operation in both alt and azimuth axes. Stargate's feature Sky-Watcher’s exclusive fused conical parabolic mirrors. The Sky-Watcher Stargate 5000 Synscan is a minimalist & all metal construction 20″ truss GoTo dobsonian telescope. Featuring Sky-Watcher’s proprietary SynScan hand controller, your scope now automatically slews to and tracks over 42,900 celestial objects from the on-board database. Stargate 500 SynScan 20" Truss Dobsonian with GOTO, I agree to allow Ontario Telescope and Accessories to store and process my personal data as described in the, Stargate 450 SynScan 18" Truss Dobsonian with GOTO, Light Gathering (compared to next size down), 2.3lbs counter weights (3), Shroud, Truss clamps. The item you are trying to purchase is currently out of stock.Please enter your name, email, and phone number below. This was on display at the Texas Star Party 2016. Sky-Watcher StarGate Dobsonians with their huge light gathering capabilities provide the ultimate WOW factor experience for aficionados of visual astronomy, delivering outstanding performance on both Planetary and Deep-Sky objects. The new Skywatcher 20" f/3.9 Ultra Compact Dobsonian. The mount provides motorised operation in both Alt and Azimuth axes, and can slew the telescope automatically, and track over 42,900-night sky objects from the Synscan handset's extensive computerised database. Spring loaded truss anchor points are clearly labeled to eliminate any frustration or confusion. eCommerce Software by 3dcart. Azimuth and altitude bearings are steel and Teflon for smooth, steady movement. The elegant and rigid all metal truss tube design is easily transportable when unassembled, and can be assembled and ready for use in about 20 minutes. Our superior optics just got better Stargate’s feature Sky-Watcher’s exclusive fused conical parabolic mirrors. We do, however, reserve the right to advise you of any errors prior to processing your invoice. Simply push the telescope close to the object and let the computer do the rest of the work! Protection is needed, because, in most reflectors, the mirror is open to the elements and deterioration of the reflective layer reduces the resolution of the telescope. Sky-Watcher STARGATE Dobsonians with their huge light gathering capabilities provide the ultimate WOW factor experience for aficionados of visual astronomy, delivering outstanding performance on both Planetary and Deep-Sky objects. Magnifications (with Eyepieces supplied): x71 & x200, Highest Practical Power (Potential): x1016, Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm (1.25") & 28mm (2”), Dual-Speed 2" Crayford Focuser with 1.25” adaptor, Parabolic Primary Mirror (Patented weight saving design), Alt-Azimuth Go-To mount (Metal construction), Transmission: Worm + Timing Belt + 64 Micro-step/0.9º Stepper Motor Drive, Patented 'Freedom-Find' Dual-Encoder design allows manual movement without losing positional information, Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS), Gear Ratio: Azimuth 400, Altitude 1523.796, Synscan Computerised Handset with 42,900+ Object Database. Features Freedom-Find™ Dual-Encoder technology, which also allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information, giving the user enormous convenience and flexibility during observing sessions. Adjustable feet make leveling a snap. The fused design allows for thinner mirror construction that provides faster cooling and lighter weight. If you are not willing to accept changes on these errors we will cancel your order. Most reflectors today usually have a coat of aluminum as the mirror surface and then an overcoat of silicon monoxide or silicon dioxide to protect it. How to assemble a SkyWatcher Dobsonian 20" in 10 easy steps. We make every effort to ensure our prices are accurate. The minimalist all-metal structure of the Stargate produces a sturdy and stable platform while maintaining a convenient and compact footprint. StarGate 20'' SynScan. to bring all the light rays to the same focal point to give sharp, contrasty images, which are full of detail. Now it comes with Sky-Watcher's signature SynScan Goto function which will make your observation experience more magical. It has dual encoders and uses Synscan with 42 000+ object database. The mirrors are.