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Model: 10885-20886Brand: SkywatcherDesign: MaksutovSize: 6" (150mm)Computerized: Computerized GOTOLevel: IntermediateMount Type: Equatorial
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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 - Schott. 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.
PRO-SERIES products are manufactured to extremely high levels of optical and mechanical precision, undergoing very strict quality control procedures and testing by specially assigned technicians, to ensure the highest standards of quality and performance are consistently maintained.
Skymax 150 Pro Specifications:
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
HEQ5 Pro Skyscan GOTO Mount:
For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the HEQ5 PRO SkyScantm is your answer. The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SkyScantm is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 13,400 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The HEQ5 PRO SkyScantm also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:
Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues.Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
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