The Maksutov design is second only to a high quality apochromatic refractor in terms of resolution and rarely requires any collimation or much in the way of maintenance. The telescope is supplied with a simple to use red dot finder and a 1.25" star diagonal and 26mm Super Plossl eyepiece. The telescope is supplied with an SCT-style 1.25" visual back/eyepiece holder and can take other standard Schmidt accessories.
The BRESSER GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope. Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise. The GoTo System database includes over 100,000 astronomical objects and still has space for your additions. The Messier telescope with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope! The StarTracker Goto systems uses servo motors for both axes and features an ST-4 compatible autoguiding input. Guiding aggressivity can be set on the mount itself.
Objects in database: 100.000
Slewing speed: 2°sec
Auto-Guider Port: Yes ST-4 compatible, aggressivity can be adjusted
LC Display: 36 x 63mm ; 8 rows with 21 digits
Motors: DC Servo with Encoders
Voltage: 12V DC - supplied with battery box that takes 8x D cell batteries (batteries not supplied). Mains supply available separately Ref BC169.
GoTo system for automatic tracking, also allows to locate celestial objects easily
Ball bearing axes RA DEC for uniform tracking
Maksutov-Cassegrain optics with high focal length and extremely sharp image
WHAT'S IN THE BOX
Equatorial mount EXOS-2 GoTo with servo motors
GoTo computerized remote control
26mm SuperPlössl eyepiece 31.7mm 1.25"
SC Eyepiece adapter 31.7mm 1.25"
Dovetail plate for GP Level
Adjustable polar finder scope with optional illumination
Astronomy Software Stellarium
Optical design Maksutov-Cassegrain
Magnification with supplied 26mm eyepiece 73x
Maximum recommended magnification 256x
Primary mirror diameter 127 mm
Focal length 1900 mm
Aperture ratio 15
Angular resolution 0.91 arc seconds
Type of coating MgF2 coating
Finderscope LED-Red Dot Finder
Mount Type Equatorial with GoTo
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