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Home Mounts & Tripods Alt Azimuth Mounts SkyWatcher Star Discovery WiFi Computerised Mount
When designing the Star Discovery mount, Sky-Watcher engineers kept these words in mind: A simple mount that can really do astronomy, helps beginners to discover the night sky efficiently and that will become a tool that can fulfill your passion. A versatile Alt Az mount with the SynScan WiFi goto system and stainless steel tripod.Download the SynScan APP here
A superb WiFi controlled computerised telescope mount supplied with a height adjustable stainless steel tripod with an accessory tray.With motors on both axes the Star Discovery WiFi mount can automatically slew a telescope to any object from the SynScan App, including objects from Messier, IC, NGC and Caldwell catalogues, the planets, named stars, double stars, variable stars and even user-defined objects such as new comets. The exciting new Sky-Watcher Star Discovery WiFi mount is a Go-To mount featuring FreedomFind dual encoder technology. This allows your telescope, once aligned, to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without the mount losing its alignment or positional information. After moving to a new object, the mount will continue to track it accurately. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions.The WiFi built in and SynScan App provides full computerised GO-TO control, allowing your telescope to be automatically slewed to any one of the objects in the Apps extensive database of 10,000+ celestial objects.SynScan App Database: Total 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 Method: Brightest Star Alignment, North-Level AlignmentSynScan App's Other Features: Tonight'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)Download the SynScan APP here SynScan WiFi control (free App required) Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) feature Unknown Object Indentification feature Freedom-Find Dual-Encoder Technology Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar Slewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking Payload Capacity: 5kg Quick release Clutches for Manual Override Adjustable Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray Accepts 45mm Sky-Watcher/Vixen type dovetail bars Quiet Operation Electronic DSLR Shutter Release SNAP Port (optional cables available separately) PC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software. Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or 8 x AA Batteries (not supplied). Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended.