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8 inch F6 backpack DOB

Breaks down to fit in medium-sized bag. Optics; GSO via Bintel, Australia. For use with light eyepieces only eg plossls, orthoscopics, RKEs etc


Optimised for high contrast with minimal diagonal size (31mm), guitar string (.23mm) wire spider and v. low profile push-pull focuser made of plastic drainpipe lined with milk bottle plastic.


Computer fan mounted on rear powered by 8 AA batteries.


Optical tube Assembly weight; 11 pounds, Mount; 1.5 pounds.

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Taken with Panasonic DMC-GM1

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