8″ Revelation 200mm Dobsonian Telescope

Telescope IDTelescope DescriptionLocationMirror SizeHire Price
#2a - 200mm_8"_Dob8" Revelation 200mm Dobsonian TelescopeToddington, Bedfordshire8" (200mm)7 Nights from £40.00

8″ Revelation 200mm Dobsonian Reflector





The 8 Inch 200mm Revelation Dobsonian Telescope is a popular choice of telescope for beginners and experienced stargazers alike. It is easy to set up and use, and is very portable so making it easy to carry around your back garden to get different views of the night sky.

Sporting an 8-Inch (200mm) diameter mirror and a focal length of 1200mm, this telescope produces crisp high-resolution views of the moon, planets, star clusters, nebulae and brighter galaxies dotted around the night sky. We supply two high quality eyepieces with the telescope. These are interchangeable lenses allowing you to view celestial objects with a choice of magnifications.

The picture to right shows how the telescope is set up for use. It is assembled from two parts: the telescope tube, which weighs just under 9kg, and the circular base, which weighs about 12kg.

Both parts are relatively easy to lift as separate pieces. Tube length is 44 inches, so fits comfortably across the backseat of most small family cars for transportation. The base is 29.5 inches high and has a maximum diameter of 20 inches. The shape of the base makes it relatively easy to place in a car boot or passenger foot well for transportation.

Set up is simple. The tube slots onto the 360-degree rotational base from above. Moulded side bearings on the tube itself rest into semi-circular slots either side on the base. The side bearings can be tightened / loosened by hand to provide different tensions so the tube can be angled in any direction. You’re then ready to observe!

SCOPE SPECIFICATION: Primary Mirror Diameter: 200mm – Focal Length: 1200mm – Focal Ratio: F6 – Tube Length: 1120mm – Tube Weight: 9kg approx.

MOUNT SPECIFICATION: Dobsonian – Lazy Susan Circular Base – Mount Weight: 12kg approx – Mount Height: 750mm – Mount Diameter: 510mm – F

ASSEMBLED: Total Weight: 21kg approx. – Total Max Height: 1300mm – Max Eyepiece above ground level height: 1170mm – Assembly Time: < 2 minutes

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE HIRE: Telescope Tube, Telescope Base, Set Up & How to Use Instructions, 2 x Eyepieces (25mm and 10mm), 1 x finderscope, 1 x folder of stargazing information.

1-WEEK HIRE PRICES (7 nights):

You Pick Up and You Return Scope: £40.00 + £100 Returnable Security Deposit

2-WEEK HIRE PRICES (14 nights): 

You Pick Up and You Return Scope: £55.00 + £100 Returnable Security Deposit

3-WEEK HIRE PRICES (21 nights): 

You Pick Up and You Return Scope: £70.00  + £100 Returnable Security Deposit

4-WEEK HIRE PRICES (28 nights):

 You Pick Up and You Return Scope: £85.00 + £100 Returnable Security Deposit


Dark Sky Telescope Hire offer a home delivery and collection option for all of our hire telescopes. If you would like us to personally deliver the telescope to your home or work address, and would like us to pick it up again at the end of the hire period please check your location below for as delivery & collection price. Please note this is additional to the hire price listed above.

Zone A: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, North London =

£30 Delivery & Collection

Zone B: Cambridgeshire, Berkshire, Essex, Surrey, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Oxfordshire

= £50 Delivery & Collection

Zone C:  Central London, South London, Kent, East Sussex, West Sussex, Hampshire, Suffolk, Norfolk, Dorset, Shropshire, West Midlands, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Gloucestershire, Worcestershire & Lincolnshire

= £70 Delivery & Collection

Zone D: Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Humberside

= £90 Delivery & Collection

Zone E: Cumbria, Devon, North Wales, Mid Wales, South Wales

= £120 Delivery & Collection

PAYMENT OPTIONS 1: Cash on collection / delivery 2: Paypal 3: Bank payment 4: Cheque

To reserve the 8-Inch Revelation Dobsonian Reflector use the Book Now button below.