Sky-Watcher Star Explorer 127mm Maksutov Cassegrain
The Sky-Watcher 127/1500 Star Explorer is a fully automatic telescope ideal for beginners and those who want to get straight to observing. Aligning the mount takes mere minutes with the Bright Object alignment mode, and the computerised SynScan system is the ultimate upgrade that allows automatic pointing and tracking of more than 42,000 object in the sky! This means less time spent finding a faint nebula or a distant planet and more time to enjoy observing. Astronomy has never been so easy!
The Maksutov-Cassegrain is a compact and powerful optical design that combines a front meniscus lens and two mirrors. The optical tube is closed by the front meniscus, keeping the mirrors protected from atmospheric agents such as humidity, dust and pollution. The tube is short but the focal length is long allowing high magnification with the standard eyepieces. With maximum practical magnification of 256x , this Sky-Watcher Telescope will reveal details in Saturns rings, Jupiters bands, the Martian polar ice caps, and the phases of Venus and the moon.
Star Explorer Mount Features:
- SynScan Database with 42,900+ Objects
- Two Star or Brightest Star Alignment
- Pointing Accuracy Enhancement Feature (PAE)
- Unknown Object Identification Feature
- Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
- Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
- Slewing Speeds: 1x, 2x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
- Compatible with Vixen Style Bars
- Power Requirement: 12V DC of AA Batteries (not supplied)
In the Box:
- 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain
- Star Explorer AZ Go-To Mount
- Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
- SynScan Hand Control
- PC Connection Cord (serial port)
- Eyepiece Super 25mm (60x) & Super 10mm (530x) 1.25 Barrel
- 90ø Star Diagonal 1.25 Barrel
- 630 Finderscope
- Battery Pack for AA batteries
|Stellar Limit Magnitude||12.5|
|Highest Practical Magnification||254X|
|Light gathering power (compared to the unaided eye)||329|
|Recommended Usage||Viewing Moon and Planets
Deep Sky Observation
- User Manual
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