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The new Sky-Watcher EXPLORER-130PDS 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. Even better performance for astro-photography and visual use can be achieved when used in combination with Sky-Watchers Newtonian coma corrector (Prod.Code 20233).Radiant Aluminum Quartz (RAQ) Mirror CoatingPrimary mirror and secondary mirror with Radiant Aluminum Quartz (RAQ) coating providing up to 94% reflectivity with optimal durability and long term performance.
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 114mm
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