Get ready to see amazing detail in galaxies and nebulas. Keeping the path dark between your secondary and primary mirror will boost image contrast and brightness bringing out more details. Deluxe Red-dot finder. All prices listed are in Canadian dollars. 1525mm Focal length f/5. Page 1 of 2 - Explore Scientific 16 truss tube dobsonian purchase issues [Resolved] - posted in Reflectors: I bought an Explore Scientific 16 truss tube dob brand new on Amazon- shipped and sold by Explore Scientific- during their Memorial Day sale promotion. The Explore Scientific is much lighter than a SkyWatcher truss dob at 89lbs. We make every effort to ensure our prices are accurate. A Teeter Classic 12" truss scope is considerably heavier. Explore Scientific's 12" F/5 Dobsonian is ideal for deep sky observers, with a 254mm Mirror collecting over 1500 times as much as the naked eye. Explore Scientific 12" Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope Generation II. Edited by davidpitre, 12 June 2016 - 06:53 PM. The scope is not billed as an ultralight, but it is lighter than most 12" truss dobs out there. FREE ground shipping. 4 Review(s) | Add Your Review. Company Information. Keep out stray and unwanted light from your 16" Truss Tube Dobsonian telescope with a lightweight light shroud. Availability: More on the way. With this scope, even an Amateur observer can have an easy time of spotting fine details on planets and deep sky objects. The Explore Scientific Truss Dobsonian takes a large scope and breaks it down into a very portable package. All of my other telescopes I bought used, needing some level of restoration and this was my first time buying a telescope brand new. $1,799.99. Our Product #: ES12D. Two large radial fans for fast thermal equilibrium. EXPLORE SCIENTIFIC 16" Dobsonian - [ IMPORTED ON ORDER] D=406 / F=1826mm 2nd Generation Truss Tube 'Ultra Light' Dobsonian Telescope: 2,10,000 + 18% GST [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] [ click to enlarge] Ultra Light Dobsonian 406mm GENERATION II - with completely redesigned and improved construction. Add To Cart. Explore Scientific truss dobsonian telescopes. Explore Scientific 12" (305mm) Truss Tube Dobsonian. 2" two-speed focuser with 10:1 speeds.