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For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is your answer. The Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000 + objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The NEQ6 SynScanTM also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:
Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X). Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography. Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography. Specifications Power Supply Required: 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive (not supplied) Motor Type: Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.) Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705 Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar Tracking Modes: Dual Axis, R.A. Tracking Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 42,000 + objects. Mount Specifications Mount Type: German Equatorial Telescope Mounting: Tube Rings Slow-motion Control: R.A. & Dec (motor controlled) Tripod: 2" Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod Height: 85-147cm Tripod Weight: 7.5Kgs Counterweight Shaft Daimeter: 1.8cm Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless Steel Mount Weight: 16Kgs Mount Height: 41cm Counterweight: Two, 5.1Kgs each Counterweight Extension Bar Supplied with Sky-Watcher 45mm and 75mm dovetail saddle plates Total Weight: 23.5Kgs (counterweight not included)
Skywatcher NEQ6 Phoned Harrison's on the Saturday for advise with the EQ6 and I couldn't of been more happy with the advice I received. Ordered the mount on the Sat and it arrived Tuesday. Don't be afraid to phone and ask questions the customer service was second to none. The mount is also superb. (03/08/2018) B.Mears - Gosport
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