Many people are astounded that they can buy such a powerful instrument for so little, but that’s exactly why we sing the praises of John Dobson – the man who revolutionised affordable big telescopes for amateurs!
The benefit of a 302mm primary mirror will be obvious the first time you look through the eyepiece of this telescope. Enjoy seeing globular star clusters resolved into myriad pin point stars against a velvety black sky. Observe faint wisps of nebulosity not even visible in smaller scopes.
Fine planetary detail comes into view under steady seeing due to the much better resolving power of a large aperture.302mm mirror diameter with a 1500mm focal length (f/5).