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The superb accurate EQ6-R pro goto mount combined with the largest Maksutov Cassegrain from Skywatcher with the 180mm aperture for superb views and images of the night sky. The superb SkyWatcher EQ6-R PRO synscan equatorial Goto mount uses the latest precision belt driven synchronous motors in both axis for smooth quiet slewing at over 4 degrees a second, these high torque motors provide superior guiding and tracking, perfect for serious astrophotography. Belt drive technology not only means quiet, smooth operation but significantly reduces backlash associated with geared systems.Superb 180mm optics with two quality eyepieces, 8x50 finder and 2" diagonal provide excellent results for discerning observers, compact large aperture optical tube. Enjoy exceptional views with this large aperture Mak, ideal for high resolution planetary observers who want Apo type performance in a compact tube. Unlike SCT designs the Maksutov rarely if ever requires collimation and due to the small central obstructions excels at high contrast planetary, lunar and double star observation.Included in the packageEQ6-R Equatorial MountStainless steel tripod2x 5kg CounterweightsPolar Alignment ScopeSynscan handset (V5 with USB) & cableCigar type power lead (requires 12v supply)180mm Maksutov OTA9x50 finderDiagonalEyepieceWhat you need to use this mountA suitable quality 12v mains or rechargable power supply with a current rated above 4 amps (see related accessories) and an optical tube assembly
EQ6-R SpecificationsMaximum Payload (Counterweights excluded): 20kg (for Astro-Photography)Latitude Adjustment Range: 5º to 65ºAzimuth Adjustment Range: About ±9 ºMount Weight (Tripod excluded): 17.3 kgCounterweights Supplied: 2 x 5kgTripod Supplied: 2-inch stainless steel, 7.5kg WeightCounterweight Rod: 18mm Diameter, Length 240mm + 180mmPower Requirement: DC11~16V 4AMotors: 1.8 º Hybrid Stepper MotorsTransmission: 180:1 Worm Drive + 48:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-step/1.8º Stepper Motor DriveGear Ratio: 720Resolution: 9216000 Counts/Rev., approx. 0.14 arc-secondMaximum Slewing Speed: 4.2 degrees/secondTracking Rate: Sidereal rate, solar rate, lunar rateTracking Mode: Equatorial modeAuto-guiding Speed: 0.125X, 0.25X, 0.5X, 0.75X, 1XPEC: 100 Segments Permanent PEC (PPEC)Hand Controller: SynScanDatabase: 42000+ ObjectsCelestial Object Catalogue: Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double Star, Vari-able Star, Named Star, PlanetsPointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)Integral SNAP camera control portDual-Fit 45mm/75mm Dovetail SaddlePolar Alignment ScopeMaksutov OTA specifications180mm (7) f/2700 Maksutov-Cassegrain TelescopeMagnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x135 & x300Highest Practical Power (Potential): x540Diameter of Primary Mirror: 180mmTelescope Focal Length: 2700mm (f/15)Eyepieces Supplied (1.25): 9mm & 20mm9x50 Right Angle Finderscope & Bracket2" Mirror Star Diagonal with 1.25" AdaptorStandard Dovetail Mounting Bar
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