The portable and affordable SkyWatcher Mercury-707 AZ-GTe, has been designed to be controlled easily with your Smartphone or Tablet, using the free SynScan App for iOS or Android devices. The AZ-GTe mount, with it's built-in WiFi module, creates its very own Wi-Fi network, so the mount can be used anywhere, without any reliance on other WiFi or mobile networks. After a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the Apps intuitive touchscreen menu. A nicely designed long focus refractor providing sharp high contrast views.Simple App control via your smartphone
The AZ-GTe and SynScan App provides full computerised GO-TO control, allowing the telescope to be automatically slewed to any one of the objects in the Apps extensive database of 10,000+ celestial objects. No internet access is required.Download the SynScan APP hereComplete package
Supplied with two eyepieces, finderscope, tripod and mount, just add 8x AA batteries to start exploring the night sky
The Mercury-707 is a proven two-element, air-spaced achromatic refractor with a 70mm multi-coated objective lens, and will provide rewarding views of the Moon, stars, bright planets and other night sky objects. This quality optic combined with the latest goto wifi technology is an excellent choice for users at all levels.Main Features:
Magnifications (with optics supplied): x28 & x70
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x140
Objective Lens Diameter: 70mm
Telescope Focal Length: 700mm (f/10)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
90º Star Diagonal (1.25")
AZ-GTe WiFi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount (3/8" screw thread)
Controller: Free SynScan App for iOS and Android mobile device or Synscan Hand Controller (available separately)
SynScan App Database: Total 10,000+ Objects. Deep Sky Objects: 10759, including Messier, NGC, IC, Caldwell Catalogues, Named DSOs, Named Stars: 305, Double Stars: 55, Solar system objects: 7 planets, Sun , Moon. (Unlimited objects when working with a 3rd party planetarium software).
SynScan App Alignment Method: Brightest Star Alignment, North-Level Alignment
SynScan App's Other Features: Tonight's Best Sky Tour, Point and Go with a mobile device, Identification of Celestial Objects, Remote control over Internet, User defined objects, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE)
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 10 arc-minute (RMS)
Resolution: 2073600 Counts/Rev., 0.625 arc-second
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, Alignment-Free Solar Tracking
Slewing Speeds: 0.5X, 1.0x, 8.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 800x
Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
Motor: DC Servo Motor, Gear Ratio 6480
45mm Sky-Watcher/Vixen type dovetail saddle
Interface: SynScan Hand Control Port, DSLR Shutter Release Port (optional cables available separately), Built-in Wi-Fi Module
Connectivity: ASCOM platform for Windows PC, Mobile planetarium App for iOS and Android ( SkySafari Plus/Pro, more are coming).
Network Protocol: UDP, Port 11880
Adjustable Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
Height of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 80.5cm - 152cm
Total Weight with Tripod: 6.00kg
Power Requirement: 8 AA Size Batteries (not supplied) or External Power Supply (DC 7.5~14V, 0.75A) Tip Positive.
Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended.