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The SkyWatcher Explorer 130PDS Parabolic Newtonian Reflector incorporates the same superb mirror set as the Explorer-130P Black Diamond Series, but with two significant advantages. A Dual-Speed 10:1 ratio focuser is now included for excellent focusing precision. Also the tube length has been slightly shortened to optimise performance for prime-focus photography. Combined with the EQ3 PRO Goto mount and tripod this complete advanced telescope package excels in astro imaging and visual applications.Includes 6x30 finder, 28mm Eyepiece, Dual speed focuser and Goto mount & tripod
The EQ3 PRO SynScan mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 PRO SynScan. It allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The SynScan Computer includes a massive 42,900+ night sky objects in its extensive database.Even better performance for astro-photography and visual use can be achieved when used in combination with Sky-Watcher's Newtonian coma corrector (Prod.Code 20233)Specifications:Magnification (with eyepiece supplied) x23Highest Practical Power (Potential) x260Diameter of Primary Mirror 130mmTelescope Focal Length 650mm (f/5)Eyepiece Supplied 28mm (2"/50.8mm)6x30 FinderscopeParabolic Primary Mirror2" (50.8mm) Dual-Speed 10:1 Crayford Focuser0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports30% more Light-Gathering than 114mmPositioning 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). Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. 42,900+ Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues. Quiet OperationPeriodic Error Correction. PC compatibility. Maximum Payload e.g. Explorer-150P/PL Reflector or Evostar-120 Refractor Supplied with Aluminium Tripod & Accessory Tray
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