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SkyWatcher Star Explorer 130/650 AZGT GOTO Reflector Telescope

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Price: $999.00

The exciting Sky-Watcher AZ SynScan Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The AZ SynScan hand controller allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!  The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.

The Skywatcher SynScan Alt-Azimuth GoTo Mount allows you to easily find and observe planets, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and more. With the easy to use SynScan hand control you can point your telescope at a specific object, or tour the night sky at the touch of a button!

"Its sharp optics and relatively small central obstruction ensures that it delivers bright, diffraction-limited images….can view a true field in excess of 2°….will give you memorable views of the Moon and bright planets…In short, it’s a great all-rounder in its class"  Ade Ashford, www.scopetest.com

"I was most impressed by the views revealed by the ‘scope during tests….Despite a phase of nearly 96 percent, the waxing gibbous Moon revealed a seemingly inexhaustible amount of fine detail"  Astronomy Now Magazine

Telescope Features

  •     Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x65 & x26
  •     Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  •     Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  •     Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
  •     Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  •     x2 Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25") with camera adaptor
  •     Parabolic Primary Mirror
  •     0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  •     6x30 Finderscope
  •     2” Rack & Pinion Focuser with 1.25” adaptor
  •     SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
  •     Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  •     30% more Light Gathering than 114mm

AZ GOTO Features

  •     SynScan™ Database: Total 42,900+ Objects, including Complete M, NGC, IC & SAO Catalogues
  •     Alignment Method: Two-star or Brightest star alignment
  •     Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) feature
  •     Unknown Object Indentification feature
  •     Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
  •     Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  •     Slewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
  •     Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
  •     Quiet Operation
  •     Motor Type & Resolution: DC Servo Motors. Resolution 0.8923 arc sec or 1,452,425 steps/rev
  •     PC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software.
  •     SynScan Handset Firmware upgradeable via the Internet
  •     Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)

In the Box:

  • 130mm Newton Reflector
  • Star Explorer AZ GOTO Mount
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • SynScan Hand Control
  • PC Connection Cord
  • Eyepiece Super 25mm (26x) & Super 10mm (65x) – 1.25″ Barrel
  • 2x Barlow Lens with Camera Adaptor
  • 6×30 Finderscope
  • Battery Pack for AA batteries
  • User Manual

Feel free to ask a question about SkyWatcher Star Explorer 130/650 AZGT GOTO Reflector Telescope below or call us on +64 (9) 480-5903

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