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Model: 10885-20981Brand: SkywatcherDesign: MaksutovSize: 6" (150mm)Computerized: Computerized GOTOLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Equatorial
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6" (f/12) maksutov-cassegrain
Large aperture Maksutov Cassegrains are renowned for their high contrast optics and ability to resolve fine Planetary detail as well as split double stars right down to the theoretical limit of the aperture. The SkyWatcher PRO versions are no exception and boast features you would usually only see on exotic hand made instruments costing several times that of this fine range. The optics are all fully multi coated and the glass is sourced from the world leader in precision optical glass. The focusers are precision engineered and super smooth and the tubes themselves are all aluminium.
PRO-SERIES is the name for the new generation of professional quality telescopes and mounts of the Sky-Watcher range, targeted at the most discerning and critical observers.
Magnifications with Eyepieces Supplied: x64Highest Practical Power (Potential): x450Diameter of Primary Mirror: 150mmTelescope Focal Length: 1800mm (f/12)Eyepieces Supplied (2"): 28mm9x50 Finderscope & Bracket2” /50.8mm Star DiagonalFocusing by Moving Primary MirrorDovetail Mounting Bar
EQ5 SynScan GOTO Mount:
Tour the night sky at the touch of a button
SynScan TM V.3 Firmware Updateable Hand ControlNew features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment.High precision stepper motorsMotor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving featureResolution: 0.288 arc secondSlew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800xTracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, SolarTracking Mode: R.A. trackingST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rateMaximum Payload Capacity: Approx 9kgPower requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)
Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star AlignmentPointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc minObject Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell13740 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined ObjectsBacklash compensationPeriodic Error CorrectionPremium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command setUser-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume
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