This larger aperture but compact 127mm Schmidt Cassegrain will provide superb high resolution lunar and planetary views with its high contrast optics as well as being capable of showing brighter deep sky objects easily.
A powerful and versatile classic instrument built to the highest optical and mechanical standards supplied ready to use as a complete portable package.
High quality optics start with each lens and (or) mirror being hand selected so only the finest grade of optical glass is used
StarBright XLT coatings provide maximized light transmission
25mm multi-coated eyepiece - 20mm eye relief, 50o FOV
1.25" star diagonal
CG-4 German Equatorial Mount with setting circles and slow motion controls - to accurately locate and track sky objects
Ball bearings in both axis of the mount for smooth performance
Heavy-duty pre-assembled stainless steel tripod featuring 1.75" legs, accessory tray and bubble level
Easy no-tool setup
OPTICAL DESIGN: Schmidt-Cassegrain
APERTURE: 127 mm
FOCAL LENGTH: 1250 mm
FOCAL RATIO: 9.84
EYEPIECE 1: 25 mm
MAGNIFICATION 1: 50 x
OPTICAL COATINGS: StarBright XLT
MOUNT: Omni CG-4 Equatorial
TRIPOD LEGS: 1.75" Stainless
COUNTERWEIGHTS: 7lbs (3.2 kg) and 4lbs (1.8 kg)
HIGHEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 300 x
LOWEST USEFUL MAGNIFICATION: 18 x
LIMITING STELLAR MAGNITUDE: 13.1
RESOLUTION: 1.1 arc seconds
RESOLVING POWER: 0.91 arc seconds
LIGHT GATHERING POWER: 329 x
ANGULAR FIELD OF VIEW: 1 °
LINEAR FIELD OF VIEW (@1000 YDS): 53 ft (16.15 m)
OPTICAL TUBE LENGTH: 11 in (279.4 mm)
OPTICAL TUBE WEIGHT: 6.5 lb (2.95 kg)
EQ MOUNT WEIGHT: 21 lb (9.53 kg)
TRIPOD WEIGHT: 12.5 lb (5.67 kg)
WEIGHT: 40 lb (18.14 kg)
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