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Model: 10885-20464Brand: SkywatcherDesign: MaksutovSize: 6" (150mm)Computerized: ManualLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Equatorial
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6" (f/12) Maksutov-Cassegrain
SKYMAX-150 PRO (OTA) 150mm 6” (f/1800) Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
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
"Jupiter was a mesmerising sight" ..... "High contrast optics indeed" BBC Sky At Night Magazine “Great package for the price…The telescope optics are fully multicoated and the secondary mirror obstructs just 26 per cent of the primary diameter, making it good for planetary imaging. Testing the optics showed excellent correction and contrast; results that were backed up by our observations of a variety of celestial objects. Views of Saturn during a night of superb seeing were excellent – we could clearly see the Cassini Division in the rings and the planet’s equatorial band. Contrast on the Moon was very high and it split the stars of the ‘Double-Double’ very cleanly.”
EQ5 Equatorial Mount:
The very sturdy EQ5 Equatorial Mount provides excellent precision and stability and a host of other features for the serious astronomer. The mount rests on a large adjustable steel tripod with accessory tray. Supplied complete with a bubble level, latitude adjuster with micrometer scale and an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster. It also features engraved aluminium setting circles and manual slow motion tracking controls. An optional polarscope is available for aiding in polar alignment. Optional single axis (above left) or dual axis (below left) D.C. motor Drives can be installed for auto-tracking purposes.
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