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The SkyWatcher Explorer 150PL Newtonian reflector is of excellent quality and versatility, catering for astronomers of all levels. Whether your interest is Deep-Sky, the Moon and Planets, or a combination of both, the Explorer 150pl offers excellent all round Diffraction-Limited performance. With the longer focal length mirror than the standard version this model exceeds in detailed observation of the Moon and Planets as well as making a fine double star instrument.
With the longer focal length mirror than the standard version this model exceeds in detailed observation of the Moon and Planets as well as making a fine double star instrument.SKY-WATCHER DELUXE MIRROR COATINGSSilicon dioxide produces a much more durable coat than silicon monoxide but requires specialized equipment to apply it and is therefore more expensive. Protection is needed, because in most reflectors, the mirror is open to the elements and deterioration of the reflective layer reduces performance. ALL Sky-Watcher reflectors are Multi-Coated with Silicon Dioxide as standard for Optimum Durability and Long Term Performance. Direct SLR Camera Connection - A T thread on the focuser allows you to attach your DSLR Camera with a T-Ring, we stock a range of Canon, Nikon & Sony T-RingsMany contemporary observers severely underestimate what a quality telescope of this size is capable of revealing.The fit and finish of the Explorer-150PL is typical of Sky-Watchers contemporary products - in other words, extremely good for the money. M13, the great Hercules globular cluster, was a magnificent sight despite urban light pollution with resolved components across the core with innumerable peripheral stars. Verdict: a reborn classic that I can't recommend highly enough for the price.."Ade Ashford, www.scopetest.com Endorsed and recommended by Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRSMagnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x48, x96, x120 & x240 Highest Practical Power (Potential): x300 Diameter of Primary Mirror: 150mm Telescope Focal Length: 1200mm (f/8) Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm X2 Deluxe Barlow Lens 1.25" (with Camera Adaptor) Parabolic Primary Mirror 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports 6x30 Finderscope Direct SLR Camera Connection (Simply add a T-Ring)EQ3-2 Deluxe Equatorial Mount Built-in Polar Alignment Scope Holder Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray 33% more Light Gathering than 130mm