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Jacob's Photo & Digital
9 Mokoia Road
Birkenhead
Auckland 0626

SkyWatcher 114/900 EQ Reflector Telescope

Price: $499.00

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Jacobs Photo and Digital

9 Mokoia Road

Birkenhead

Auckland 0626

New Zealand

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SkyWatcher 114/900mm EQ1Reflector Telescope

See the giant planets such as Jupiter and Saturn and their moons, nebulae and clusters. The Sky-Watcher 114/900 EQ1 Reflector Telescope is a fantastic telescope for the beginning amateur astronomer. It has the benefits of gathering 125% more light than a 76mm telescope and 165% more than a 70mm refractor showing better the main details in nebulae and cluster. With a maximum practical magnification of 224x , 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.

Equatorial Mount Features

The EQ1 is a lightweight equatorial mount, able to compensate for Earths rotation by moving along only one axis. That is a great advantage for high-resolution observation as it is only necessary to turn a single knob whilst tracking an object across the sky. The optional tracking motor can be easily attached to the right ascension axis, allowing comfortable observation without the work of manual tracking.

Aligning an equatorial mount is an easy operation that can be completed in a few minutes. Once the tripod is levelled and the mount is orientated south, incline the mount at the same angle of your local latitude. For example, if you are in Sydney (latitude 33ø South), adjust the mount inclination to 33ø above the horizon using the scale on the EQ1 mount.

Premium Imaging Performance

Sky-Watcher guarantees diffraction limited optics for an outstanding quality. The aluminised primary mirror is aspheric (parabolic profile) offering an optical system free from spherical aberration. The secondary mirror is thin to allow fast cooling and it is held by extra thin spider supports for minimal diffraction spike effects on bright stars and increased contrast.

In the Box:

  • 114mm Newton Reflector
  • EQ1 Mount with Aluminium Tripod
  • Fine Tracking Adjustment Knobs
  • 2 Eyepieces Super 10mm (90x) & Super 25mm (36x) 1.25 Barrel
  • 2x Barlow Lens (double the magnifications of the eyepieces)
  • Finderscope 624
  • Instruction Manual
Optical design Newton Reflector
Aperture 114mm
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio f/7.9
Resolving Power 1.05
Stellar Limit Magnitude 12.5
Highest Practical Magnification 228X
Light gathering power (compared to the unaided eye) 265
Focuser Diameter 1.25
Recommended Usage Viewing Moon and Planets

Feel free to ask a question about SkyWatcher 114/900 EQ Reflector Telescope below or call us on +64 (9) 480-5903

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JD
05/03/2019
Jacy D.

Great

Great Telescope, good for beginners, (if a little difficult to setup), Extremely fast delivery, great service.

BW
20/02/2019
Brent W.

Perfect

Perfect for our needs, if anything it's to good, service was first class. Delivery in a day and a half . Top job Guys

DE
01/08/2018
David E.

Dave

Excellent service and very prompt delivery. Highly recommend dealing with this company.

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