Sky-Watcher 200mm (8-inch) f/5 Newtonian telescope with dual speed focuser and equatorial mount aluminium tripod
Excellent and very popular Sky-Watcher Newtonian with diffraction-limited optics. With 78% more light grasp than a 150mm scope and 137% more light grasp than a 130mm telescope, it yields magnificent images of deep-sky objects and crisp views of lunar mountains, craters including many popular features of the planets.
It is the perfect instrument for both the novice to serious amateur.
Diameter: 200mm - parabolic primary mirror
Focal Length:1000mm - f/5
Highest Practical Power:472x
Eyepiece: 25mm 10mm plus 2X barlow
Faintest Steller Magnitude:14.2
Resolving Power (arc sec.):0.6
Finderscope: Large 9x50
Focuser:2 inch Dual Speed (10:1) with 1.25" adapter
Tripod: Stainless steel tripod legs
Tube Dimensions:24cm x 92cm
Tripod Height: 97-121cm
This is an excellent astronomical telescope for studying the Moon, planets and deep sky and for astrophotography.
MOUNT - EQ5
Provides the precision and stability needed for serious observing. With (optional) single or double axis motor drive attached, it becomes the perfect instrument for deep-sky photography. Standard features of the EQ5 include a built-in holder for polar scope, a latitude adjuster with micrometer scale, an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster, aluminum setting circles, large manual slow-motion tracking controls, and a bubble level.
Mount Type: German Equatorial
Slow-motion Control:R.A. & DEC.