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SkyWatcher Black Diamond ED80 Doublet Refractor OTA

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  • Ideal for Deep-Sky observation
  • Suitable for Astrophotography
  • Metallic High-Transmission Coatings
  • Compact & Portable
  • 5 Years SkyWatcher Limited Warranty
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    SkyWatcher Black Diamond ED80 Doublet Refractor Telescope - OTA

    The SkyWatcher Black Diamond ED80 is a refractor telescope that well designed for wide-field astronomical observation of prominent nebulae, star clusters, and galaxies from a dark-sky location. Come with focal ratio f/7.5, it can be used as an astrograph for sky photography or telephoto lens. The Ultra high contrast of this SkyWatcher ED Refractor allows the subtlest of details to be easily scrutinized under conditions of good seeing.

    Metallic High-Transmission Lens Coatings (MHC)
    Each air-to-glass lens surface has been coated by SkyWatcher's proprietary MHC. An anti-reflection metallic coatings which ensure optimum light-transmission approaching 99.5%.

    Light-Baffled Optical Systems
    The objective lens cell of this SkyWatcher Black Diamond ED80 is light-baffled to reduce stray & unfocused light to insure optimum contrast. The interior of the tube is flat blackened to prevent unfocused internal light reflections from reaching the focal plane.

    Precision 2” Crayford Focuser
    This precision 2" Crayford Focuser is mechanically ultra-smooth and backlash-free, offers you a fine and ultra-fine focusing adjustments.

    Tube Materials
    The optical tube material is rolled steel, powder-coated reflective gloss black with gold fleck accent. The front and back cells are cast-aluminum painted white & black.

    Telescope Tube Attachment Hardware
    The optical tube comes with attachment hardware that allows it to be securely fastened to any SkyWatcher Mount. The quick-release tube rings provided with Black Diamond ED80 are cast-aluminum, painted white.

    In the Box:
  • ED80 OTA
  • 2" Diagonal
  • 1.25" Focuser Adaptor
  • 8x50 Finderscope with Bracket
  • Eyepiece - LET 28mm
  • Tube Ring Attachment to Any SkyWatcher Mount
  • Piggyback Bracket
  • Specification

    Additional Info

    Optical Design ED Refractor
    Lens Material FPL-53
    Diameter 80mm
    Focal Length 600mm
    F/ratio F/7.5
    Highest Practical Power 160x
    Faintest Steller Magnitude 12.2
    Resolving Power 1.45
    Focuser Diameter 2”
    Finderscope 8X50 with Bracket
    Diagonal 2" 90º Dielectric Diagonal
    Piggyback Bracket Yes
    Tube Weight 2.47kg
    Tube Dimension 10 cm x 62cm
    Shipping Weight 8.5kg
    Shipping Carton Dimensions 67.5 x 33 x 23 cm
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher
    Recommended Usage Astrophotography, Viewing Galaxies/Stars, Viewing Nebulae
    User Level For the Hobbyist



    Your Skywatcher Products is under Warranty

    Your Skywatcher® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for FIVE years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product with proof of the receipt.

    This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, collimation or maintenance provided by someone other than a Skywatcher Authorized Service Department.

    For Skywatcher Products purchased elsewhere, will NOT qualify for manufacturers warranty from us, it must be returned to the place of purchase to resolve any issues.


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