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Home Telescopes SkyWatcher Telescopes SkyWatcher Maksutov Cassegrain Telescopes SkyWatcher Heritage Virtuoso 90 Maksutov Telescope
The compact hight tech Heritage-90 is ideal for Planetary and Lunar observation being a quality Maksutov Cassegrain design, also suited to daytime terrestrial viewing. The Virtuoso mount provides a stable platform and will track night sky objects automatically once located. The telescope can be slewed automatically in both axes, at five different speeds, via the mounts electronic keypad.Add product 20318 SynScan WiFi adapter for full goto via your smartphone or tablet
A great feature of the Virtuoso is the patented Freedom-Find dual-encoder technology which also allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information, giving the user enormous convenience and flexibility during observing sessions.Furthermore, the Virtuoso mount can be upgraded to Go-To by purchasing a Synscan AZ Go-To handset and cable, allowing 42,900+ night sky objects to be automatically found from its extensive database. As well as its superb astronomical functionality, the Virtuoso mount has a lot of other clever features for photography (camera not included):Camera Cruising: Take photographs automatically with your DSLR at up to 6 preset positions. The mount will stop at each predetermined position and automatically trigger the cameras shutter release. (Canon-D electronic shutter release cable supplied others are available)Video Cruising/Time Lapse Photography: The mount can automatically move your video camera through up to 6 preset positions without any pause. Up to 5 speeds can be selected in this mode (see below)Panoramic/Matrix Photography: The mount can control a DSLR camera to take long distance panoramas up to 360 degrees.Supplied in attractive giftbox.Specification:Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x50 & x125Highest Practical Power (Potential): x180Diameter of Primary Mirror: 90mm (Maksutov Cassegrain)Telescope Focal Length: 1250mm (f/13.88)Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm90° Star Diagonal 1.25Red Dot FinderVirtuoso Computerised Multi-Function MountDC Servo Motors, Driving Resolution 2.42 arc secPayload Capacity 4kgAstronomical Tracking Speed: Sidereal RateSlewing Speeds: 8x, 16x, 64x, 400x, 2000x MaxSpeeds in Time Lapse Mode: 1xRotation/24hrs/6hrs/3hrs, 2.5°sec, 1.2°secSupplied with L-Bracket and Canon-D Electronic Shutter Release Cable (note: Cellphone adapter is not included)Virtuoso Mount Upgradeable to GoTo with addition of Synscan AZ GoTo Handset and cable (available separately)Telescope/Mount attachable to most Prosumer tripods via 3/8 threadPower Requirement: 12v DC 1 Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive). Skywatcher Power Tank Recommended or AA Batteries (not supplied)Overall Weight Approx 5.1kg (mount 3.7kg), Dimensions 29x29x45cm
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