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Model: 10209Brand: SkywatcherDesign: ReflectorSize: 5" (130mm)Computerized: Computerized GOTOLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Alt Az
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The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan™ Alt-Azimuth GoTo Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.
Combined with telescope OTA’s of proven high quality, these Superb Packages are all you need to Explore the Universe to your Heart’s Content!!
Main Features:SynScan™ Database: Total 42,900+ Objects, including Complete M, NGC, IC & SAO CataloguesAlignment Method: Two-star or Brightest star alignmentPointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) featureUnknown Object Indentification featurePointing Accuracy up to 10 arc minTracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, SolarSlewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800xTracking Mode: Dual Axis TrackingQuiet OperationMotor Type & Resolution: DC Servo Motors. Resolution 0.8923 arc sec or 1,452,425 steps/revPC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software.SynScan Handset Firmware upgradeable via the InternetPower Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)
Fantastic performance from this highly capable all-rounder. Its precision Parabolic primary mirror captures 30% more precious starlight than a 114mm reflector for bright, sharp, contrasty views of a wide range of night sky objects. Now supplied as standard with x2 Barlow Lens!!
"Its sharp optics and relatively small central obstruction ensure s that it delivers bright, diffraction-limited images….can view a true field in excess of 2°….will give you memorable views of the Moon and bright planets…In short, it’s a great all-rounder in its class" Ade Ashford, www.scopetest.com
"I was most impressed by the views revealed by the ‘scope during tests….Despite a phase of nearly 96 percent, the waxing gibbous Moon revealed a seemingly inexhaustible amount of fine detail" Astronomy Now Magazine
Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x26, x52, x65 & x130Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mmTelescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mmx2 Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25") with camera adaptorParabolic Primary Mirror0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports6x30 Finderscope2” Rack & Pinion Focuser with 1.25” adaptorSynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To MountPower Requirement: 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
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