The superb portable Sky-Watcher Startavel-102 AZ-GTe telescope, has been designed to be controlled wirelessly with your Smartphone or Tablet, using the free SynScan App for iOS or Android. The AZ-GTe mounting, with it's built-in WiFi module, creates its very own Wi-Fi network, so the mount can be used anywhere, without any reliance on other WiFi or mobile networks. After entering your coordinates into the App and following a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the Apps intuitive touchscreen menu. .Controlled via your phone or tablet
The AZ-GTe and FREE SynScan App provides full computerised GO-TO control, allowing the telescope to be automatically slewed to any one of the objects in the Apps extensive database of 10,000+ celestial objects. The AZ-GTe does not require internet access as it creates its own network to communicate with your device.Download the SynScan APP hereQuality optics and the latest technolgy
The Startravel-102 is a two-element, air-spaced achromatic refractor and a well proven performer for Rich-Field views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies & planets, the Moon and the Sun (with proper safety filtering!). A simple to use affordable, highy specified telescope with WiFi and quality optics for anyone interested in astronomy. Supplied with two eyepieces, finderscope, tripod and mount, just add 8x AA batteries to start exploring the night sky. A quality 4 inch refractor telescope that will give great views of the Moon, Planets and deep sky objects.
(Please note: The AZ-GTe mount is identical to the AZ-GTi, except Freedom-Find dual-axis encoders are not present)Main Features:
Magnifications (with optics supplied): x20 & x50
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
Objective Lens Diameter: 102mm
Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/4.9)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
90º Star Diagonal (1.25")
AZ-GTe WiFi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount (3/8" screw thread)
Controller: Free SynScan App for iOS and Android mobile device or Synscan Hand Controller (available separately)
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 Alignment
SynScan 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)
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 10 arc-minute (RMS)
Resolution: 2073600 Counts/Rev., 0.625 arc-second
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar, Alignment-Free Solar Tracking
Slewing Speeds: 0.5X, 1.0x, 8.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 800x
Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
Motor: DC Servo Motor, Gear Ratio 6480
45mm Sky-Watcher/Vixen type dovetail saddle
Interface: SynScan Hand Control Port, DSLR Shutter Release Port (optional cables available separately), Built-in Wi-Fi Module
Connectivity: ASCOM platform for Windows PC, Mobile planetarium App for iOS and Android ( SkySafari Plus/Pro, more are coming).
Network Protocol: UDP, Port 11880
Adjustable Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
Height of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 80.5cm - 152cm
Total Weight with Tripod: 6.65kg
Power Requirement: 8 AA Size Batteries (not supplied) or External Power Supply (DC 7.5~14V, 0.75A) Tip Positive.
Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Recommended.