Grab-and-Go 130mm Telescope with Versatile Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth Equatorial Mount for easy fast setup With a generous 130mm of light gathering aperture and a superb parabolic primary mirror, the Explorer-130PS is a highly capable instrument for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. The well engineered and easy to use AZ-EQ Avant mounting provides excellent stability and precise control in either Alt-Azimuth or Equatorial configurations, via its smooth slow motion controls located on both axes. The slow motion control knobs can be conveniently positioned at either end of both the R.A or DEC axis shafts.
Complete and ready to observe with, includes all you need, telescope, mount & tripod, finderscope and two 1.25" eyepieces.
Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x26 & x65
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
AZ-EQ AVANT Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount
Aluminium Tripod with 21cm Extension Tube & Accessory Tray
122 Tooth Helical Worm Gear Transmission on R.A. and DEC Axes. R.A. Axis rotatable 360°
Counterweight Bar with 2.35kg Counterweight
Height Range of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 81cm - 156cm
Total Overall Weight: 9kg
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