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Home Telescopes SkyWatcher Telescopes SkyWatcher AZ-GTI and AZ-GTe Telescopes SkyWatcher Explorer 130PS AZ-GTI Reflector Telescope
The largest aperture model in the range with the most light grasp, the Sky-Watcher Explorer-130PS AZ-GTi is ideal for deep sky views whilst being very portable, it has been designed to be controlled via WiFi with your Smartphone or Tablet, using the free SynScan App for iOS or Android. The AZ-GTi mount, with built-in WiFi module, creates its very own Wi-Fi network, so the mount can be used without other WiFi or mobile networks. After following a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the Apps intuitive touchscreen menu. Complete WiFi telescope package with eyepieces, finder, mount and tripod, simply add 8x AA batteries or purchase an optional power supply and start stargazing.Download the SynScan APP hereIncludedOptical tube AZ-GTI WiFi MountTripodExtension pierFinderscope2x EyepiecesMagnifications (with optics supplied): x26 & x65Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mmTelescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mmRed Dot FinderAZ-GTi WiFi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount
The largest aperture model in the range, the Sky-Watcher Explorer-130PS (AZ-GTi) is ideal for deep sky views whilst being very portable, it has been designed to be controlled vcia WiFi with your Smartphone or Tablet, using the free SynScan App for iOS or Android. The AZ-GTi mount, with built-in WiFi module, creates its very own Wi-Fi network, so the mount can be used without other WiFi or mobile networks. After following a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the Apps intuitive touchscreen menu. Complete system with eyepieces, finder, mount and tripod.WiFi GoTo & Freedom findThe AZ-GTi 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. Incorporates Sky-Watchers Freedom-Find patented Dual-Encoder Technology, which allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions. Bright & Wide fields of viewWith an extremely useful 130mm of light gathering aperture and a superb parabolic primary mirror, the Explorer-130PS is a highly capable all-rounder instrument for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. With the 650mm focal length the ability for wider field views of larger objects is easier, more stars in the eyepiece field.Magnifications (with optics supplied): x26 & x65Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mmTelescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mmRed Dot FinderAZ-GTi WiFi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount ControllerFree SynScan App for iOS and Android mobile device or Synscan Hand Controller (available separately)SynScan App DatabaseTotal 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 MethodBrightest Star Alignment, North-Level AlignmentSynScan App's Other FeaturesTonight'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-secondResolution of Aux. R.A./Dec. Axis Encoders: 1068 Counts/Rev., approx. 20 arc-minutesFreedom-Find Dual-Encoder TechnologyTracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, Alignment-Free Solar TrackingSlewing Speeds: 0.5X, 1.0x, 8.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 800xTracking Mode: Dual Axis TrackingMotor: DC Servo Motor, Gear Ratio 648045mm Sky-Watcher/Vixen type dovetail saddleInterfaceSynScan Hand Control Port, DSLR Shutter Release Port (optional cables available separately), Built-in Wi-Fi ModuleConnectivityASCOM platform for Windows PC, Mobile planetarium App for iOS and Android (SkySafari Plus/Pro, more are coming).Network Protocol: UDP, Port 11880Adjustable Aluminium Tripod with Accessory TrayHeight of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 80.5cm - 152cmTotal Weight with Tripod: 6.65kgPower Requirement: 8 AA Size Batteries (not supplied) or External Power Supply (DC 7.5~14V, 0.75A) Tip Positive.SynScan APP Download link