Excellent Saxon / Sky-Watcher Newtonian with diffraction-limited optics on the german equatorial EQ5 mount with the added stability of steel tube tripod legs.
If you're light-hungry for a large telescope that will capture faint deep sky objects, the saxon 2001EQ5 GoTo Velocity Reflector Telescope is sure to satisfy your appetite.
This telescope is great for lunar, planetary and deep sky views with its massive aperture of 200mm and focal length of 1000mm. The scope's sturdy German Equatorial mount and adjustable tripod gives a stable platform for both viewing and astrophotography purposes. Resolve fine detail of images of the Moon and planets at high power and appreciate the breadth of the Andromeda galaxy at your fingertips.
This scope's GoTo system has a 40,000+ object database, which means you can track your night sky object within seconds once your telescope is aligned. The computerised hand controller makes navigation easy and two stepper motors assist with the finding of your object. You'll need an additional 12V power source to start up your GoTo system.
Optical Design: Newtonian Reflector
Highest Practical Power: 400x
Focal Length: 1000mm
Focal Ratio: F/5.0
Eyepieces: Super 25 and Super 10
Focuser: 2 inch Dual Speed Crayford focuser with 1.25 inch adapter
Mount Type : German Equatorial EQ-5
Tripod Stainless Steel
Optical Tube Dimensions: 24 x 92cm
Optical Tube Weight:8.75kg
Warranty: 5-Years Limited Warranty
This is an excellent astronomical telescope for studying the Moon, planets and deep sky and for astrophotography.