Aperture: 10" (254mm), Series: Explore Scientific Dobs, Type: Dobsonian Telescopes . This Dobsonian can be converted into a Newtonian telescope. Enjoy the heavens with this large, yet portable, Explore Scientific 10" Truss Dobsonian. Availability: In stock. Two large radial fans for fast thermal equilibrium. If you ever wanted to take pictures, simply unscrew the bearings from the tube and place the scope on an EQ mount with the included Vixen style dovetail plate. The … A 254 mm mirror collects more than 1,500 times as much light as the naked eye. 2" two-speed focuser with 10:1 speeds. Skip to Search Skip to main content. There has not been a true first light, Just visual inspection and quick collimation testing. $949.99. I looked in vain for some reviews of the FirstLight 8" Dobsonian without sucess. We tested their Generation II 16-inch option, which has been upgraded recently to improve its mechanics. I finally just rowed the dice on this one given the low yearend sale pricing. Page 1 of 4 - Explore Scientific 16 Truss Review + Mods +Add-ons - posted in Reflectors: Explore Scientific 16 Truss Dobsonian Review Special Note: The primary mirror has been sent to Swayze Optical for testing. Details on planets and deep sky objects will be visible even for inexperienced observers. Bright star clusters are resolved to the core, and the sight of the terminator on the Moon is an unforgettable experience. I would have to say that it is a solid winner and well worth it even at the non-sale price. FREE ground shipping. 1270mm Focal length f/5. The 10” Explore Scientific Truss Tube Dobsonian is an ideal workhorse for deep sky observers. Now, Explore Scientific has come up with the ultimate universal design. The results are after this post. Deluxe Red-dot finder. Explore Scientific produces a range of elegant lightweight truss tube Dobsonian reflectors with mirrors ranging in diameter from 10-inch, to a whopping 20-inch. Reviews & ratings: Explore Scientific 10" f/5 Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope MFR: DOB1045-00. Explore Scientific 10" Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope Generation II; Explore Scientific 10" Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope Generation II . Explore Scientific Product #: DOB1045-00. With an aperture that captures impressive amounts of light, Explore Scientific’s 10-inch Truss Tube Dobsonian is an ideal workhorse for deep-sky enthusiasts and a great instrument for getting highly detailed views of our planetary neighbors and the intricacies of our Moon's terrain. 1 Review(s) | Add Your Review. 800-223-2500. Equip Your Creativity Shop Rent Trade Print Learn. Buy now & save $170. Explore Scientific 10" (254mm) Truss Tube Dobsonian. Add To Cart. Our Product #: ES10D. Explore the night sky with an ideal combination of aperture & portability.