Sky Watcher Evoguide 50ED f/4.8 Doublet Refracting Telescope with 1.25" Focuser

  • Crisp and fast doublet
  • Affordable, lightweight telescope
  • Excellent for amateur astronomers getting started
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  • Regular price $275.00

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Sky Watcher Evoguide 50ED f/4.8 Doublet Refracting Telescope with 1.25" Focuser

The Sky-Watcher Evoguide 50ED

This is a 50 mm, f/4.8, Doublet Refracting Telescope with a 1.25-inch Focuser.

Part of the Evostar Series: Sky-Watcher Evostar refractors provide the finest images obtainable in their design class. These doublet refractors deliver dramatic, coal-black skies and faithful, contrast-rich views of planetary and deep-space phenomenon that are second to none. These refractors are the logical choice for the discriminating amateur astronomer looking for an investment in advanced instrumentation for exceptional viewing and astrophotography.


The OTA length is 8.875-inches (225.425 mm)

  • - 10.5-inches (266.7 mm)  with the extender - the extender adds 1.625 inches (41.275 mm.)


    The OTA Outer Diameter is 2.2-inches (55.88 mm.)

    Lens Glass: Matched lens assembly with one ED element, (two elements total.)



    • 50 mm apochromatic refractor with matched lens assembly with one ED element
    • 242 mm focal length (f/4.8)
    • 1.25-inch Helical focuser
    • Finder stalk



    Aperture50 mm (1.97")
    Camera/Eyepiece Connection1.25" nosepiece
    Dawes Limit2.32 arcseconds
    Focal Length242 mm
    Focal Ratiof/4.8
    Free ShippingYes
    Hightest Magnification100x
    Light Gathering Power51x
    Limiting Magnitude12.2
    Optical Design OLD STYLEDoublet
    Tube Diameter55.88mm
    Tube Length225.425mm
    Tube Weight1.9 lbs