SkyWatcher SkyMax 127 SynScan AZ-GT

Reference 10211

£529.00 VAT inc

Sky-Watcher Skymax-127 (AZ) 127mm (5″) f/1500 SynScan GO-TO Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope. A larger version of the Skymax-102 providing a massive 55% more light-gathering power, and packing an even more powerful punch than its smaller cousin for medium-to-high-power work

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Our Description

Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x60 & x150

  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x254
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 127mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 1500mm (f/11.8)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25″): 10mm & 25mm
  • 2x Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25″) with camera adaptor
  • 6×30 Finderscope
  • 90° Star Diagonal (1.25”)
  • SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)

  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray

  • 55% more Light gathering than 102mm

Optical Design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Diameter (mm) 127
Focal length (mm) 1500
Focal Ratio (f/) 11.8
Highest practical magnification (x) 254
Mount type Computerised GO-TO Altazimuth
Power source 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries
Eyepiece 1 10mm
Eyepiece 2 25mm
Eyepiece 10 mm
Magnification with eyepieces supplied (x) 60, 120, 150 & 300
Tripod Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
Finderscope 6×30 Finderscope
Diagonal 90 degree

SynScan AZ GO-TO computerised Mounts:

The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan Alt-Azimuth GO-TO 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 SynScan AZ hand control 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.

Main 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 Identification 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)

Tips

With any Cassegrain telescope you will have to consider the affect of dew fall. The cheapest solution is a lens hood but when dew is a real problem then heater straps will effectively evaporate dew and frost.

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Reference: 10211
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