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The SkyWatcher Explorer 150PDS Parabolic Newtonian Reflector incorporates the same superb mirror set as the Explorer-150P 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 EQ5 PRO Goto mount and tripod this complete advanced telescope package excels in astro imaging and visual applications.Includes 6x30 finder, 25mm Eyepiece, Dual speed focuser and Goto mount & tripodPolar scope included
Tour the night sky at the touch of a button with an extensive object database - the very sturdy EQ5 SynScan GOTO Equatorial mount provides excellent precision and stability and a host of other useful features for the serious astronomer. The mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable stainless steel pipe tripod with accessory tray. Supplied complete with a bubble level, latitude adjuster with micrometer scale and an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster. Specifications:Magnification (with eyepiece supplied) x30Highest Practical Power (Potential) x300Diameter of Primary Mirror 150mmTelescope Focal Length 750mm (f/5)Eyepiece Supplied 25mm (1.25"/31.7mm)6x30 FinderscopeParabolic Primary Mirror2" (50.8mm) Dual-Speed 10:1 Crayford Focuser0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports33% more Light-Gathering than 130mmAlignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell 13740 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects Backlash compensation Periodic Error Correction Premium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command set User-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volumeSynScan Updateable Hand ControlNew features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment. High precision stepper motors Motor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving feature Resolution: 0.288 arc second Slew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar Tracking Mode: R.A. tracking ST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rate Maximum Payload Capacity: Approx 9kg Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)
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