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The EVOSTAR series are two-element, air-spaced, multi-coated objective achromatic refractors. They are truly outstanding, high-performance, high-resolution instruments manufactured to extremely high standards of optical and mechanical precision. With their long focal lenghs and breathtaking, diffraction limited optical performance, they are ideal for the detailed high-power study of the Moon, Planetary Surfaces and other objects in our solar system, giving crisp contrasty images. These telescope packages will stand you in great stead for a lifetime of serious astronomical viewing.The sturdy EQ5 equatorial mount is fully upgradable to have drive motors for tracking and even the SynScan upgrade kit for full goto functions. Polar scope included
Outstanding value....Our tests on both real and artificial stars revealed a near-perfect diffraction pattern....The Sky-Watcher's mount was a touch heavier & beefier....The larger 2" diagonal - unique in this test - will be invaluable if you are planning to use wide-field eyepieces....The extra eyepiece, bigger finderscope & star diagonal will lead you to the great value Sky-Watcher....You get more for your money with the Sky-Watcher. That's why it beats the Celestron....BBC SKY AT NIGHT MAGAZINEPolar scope includedMagnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x40 & x100 Highest Practical Power (Potential): x240 Objective Lens Diameter: 120mm Telescope Focal Length: 1000mm (f/8.33) Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm Direct SLR Camera Connection 9x50 Finderscope Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Focuser 2"/50.8mm Star Diagonal Adjustable Objective Lens Cell Multi-Coated Objective Lens EQ5 Deluxe Heavy-Duty Equatorial Mount Built-in Polar Alignment Scope Holder 1.5" Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray 38% more Light Gathering than 102mm