Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope

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  • 8-inch aperture
  • Parabolic mirror
  • 2-inch, dual-speed Crayford focuser
  • Clutch mount with tension knob
  • New! Adjustable azimuth bearing system
  • What's Included

    Telescope, Stand, 2 Eyepieces, laser collimator

    Description

    Designed with you in mind
    Zhumell's latest Dobsonian telescope is the result of a new approach to design. Customers like you told us how to improve our Dobsonian, and we listened. Never before has a telescope been so designed with you in mind.

    The Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope features an 8-inch aperture to capture significant light for clear, long-range viewing. Used in conjunction with the two included eyepieces (30mm and 9mm) and Dobsonian stand, this telescope will make your night-sky observations and star parties more enjoyable than ever.

     

    A primary mirror cooling fan brings the telescope into thermal equilibrium quickly so you can enjoy long viewing sessions without delay. You'll also enjoy the new adjustable azimuth bearing system, which facilitates smooth, even motion when tracking celestial objects. When you arrive at your subject, the dual-speed Crayford focuser allows for quick, easy adjustments, while the laser collimator ensures rapid, accurate optical alignment.

     

    Zhumell Z8 Dobsonian Telescope Features:

    • 8 Inch Aperture
    • 2 Inch Dual Speed Crayford Focuser
    • Clutch mount with tension knob
    • Primary Mirror Cooling Fan
    • Includes Laser Collimator
    • 2-Inch Format 30mm Eyepiece
    • 1.25 Inch Format 9mm Eyepiece

     

    Zhumell Z8 Telescope dimension data:

    • Total Height - 51.5 inches
    • OTA length - 45.25 inches
    • Base height - 26.75 inches
    • Base diameter 19.50 inches

     

     

    About Zhumell
    At Zhumell we're committed to precision, performance, and people. Our products are designed and tested to make sure that they perform not only to our expectations, but to our customers' as well. We know that Zhumell customers are unique individuals whose pursuits vary and who demand the best products available. Whether you're an avid birder waiting to catch a glimpse of a yellow-rumped warbler or a keen observer and searcher of the night sky, we have the products that fit your needs.


    Dimensions & Specifications

    Aperture

    203mm

    Brand

    Zhumell

    Finderscope

    8x50

    Focal Length

    1200 mm

    Focal Ratio

    f/5.9

    GoTo

    No

    Objective Lens Size Code

    203

    Recommended Usage

    Viewing Nebulae
    Viewing Galaxies/Star Clusters
    Viewing the Planets
    Viewing the Moon

    Star Diagonal

    1.25 Inches

    Telescopes Series

    Zhumell Dobsonian Telescopes

    User Level

    For the Enthusiast

    Weight Complete

    54 lbs


    Documentation

    Download the Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope Manual
    Zhumell Warranty Information
  • Product Guarantee

    We stand behind all the products we sell, and your satisfaction is our top priority. If you're not satisfied with the quality of your purchase, simply send the item back to us in its original packaging within 30 days of its delivery.

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Default manufacturer warranty.

    Return & Exchange Policy

    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

Customer Q&A

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  • Q1: Can you define focal ratio? Why is this important?

    A:  A focal ratio is the ‘speed’ of a telescope’s optics, found by dividing the focal length by the aperture. The smaller the f/number, the lower the magnification, the wider the field, and the brighter the image with any given eyepiece or camera.
    Fast f/4 to f/5 focal ratios are generally best for lower power wide field observing and deep space photography. Slow f/11 to f/15 focal ratios are usually better suited to higher power lunar, planetary, and binary star observing and high power photography. Medium f/6 to f/10 focal ratios work well with either.

  • Q2: Does the Z8 Deluxe come with a laser collimator?

    A: Yes, the Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope comes with a laser collimator. This is standard with this telescope.

  • Q3: Does the Zhumell Z8 have a parabolic primary mirror?

    A: Yes it uses a parabolic mirror.

  • Q4: Is a tracking drive available for the Z8 dobsonian telescope?

    A: Unfortunately there is no tracking unit available for dobsonians at this time.

  • Q5: What carrying case would be appropriate for this telescope. I couldn't find the dimensions listed.

    A: Unfortunately we do not carry a case large enough for this dobsonian telescope.  The focal length of the tube is just under 4 feet.

  • Q6: Why is a RA finder showed, a straight on finder on the main image and no finder mentioned in offer? Do you get a finder with this scope?

    A: The Zhumell Z8 Deluxe Dobsonian Reflector Telescope comes with a right angle finder scope.

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