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Model: 10713Brand: SkywatcherDesign: ReflectorSize: 5" (130mm)Computerized: MotorizedLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Equatorial
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130mm (5.1") f/900 Motorized Newtonian
Magnifications (with optics supplied): x36, x72, x90, x180 Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260 Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm Telescope Focal Length: 900mm (f/6.92) Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm x2 Barlow Lens Red Dot Finder EQ2 Equatorial Mount R.A. Motor Drive (D.C.) with Multi-Speed HandsetAluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
"Our first test on the Sky-Watcher Explorer-130 was to check the collimation of the mirrors, which we found were well aligned. This scope has one of the largest mirrors in its price range, which is a great asset because it means it can gather more light...Optically, the quality of the field of view while studying the star Altair was very good using the supplied 25mm eyepiece. The star remained sharp across 80 per cent of the view, with only slight distortion close to the field edges….Taking everything into account, this telescope made observing the night sky enjoyable and relatively hassle free….great views coupled with ease of use."BBC Sky At Night Magazine
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