SKYMAX-102 (AZ-EQ AVANT)

102mm (4") f/12.7 ALT-AZIMUTH/EQUATORIAL MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN TELESCOPE

SKYMAX-102 (AZ-EQ AVANT)
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SRP: £315.00

Product Code:  10269
Brand:  Sky-Watcher



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  • Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS"I have used a great number of telescopes; some are good, some mediocre and some bad. To me the Sky-Watcher range of instruments are very good indeed, and suited to amateurs of all kinds – and they are not priced out of the market! Excellent value.
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    Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS (1923 to 2012)
  • Ade Ashford Says..."Having tested and reviewed a wide range of astronomical telescopes over the last couple of decades, for me there's one manufacturer that's risen above the rest in terms of delivering a coherent range of uncompromising, well-conceived designs, embodying consistently good optics and sensibly engineered mounts at very competitive prices — that's Sky-Watcher!!"Ade Ashford BScAde Ashford has tested and reviewed astronomical equipment in a professional capacity for several publications, including Sky & Telescope, Astronomy Now & BBC Sky At Night Magazine.

Grab-and-Go Telescope with Versatile Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount!! The compact but powerful SKYMAX-102 is ideal for the observation of double-stars, and the surface detail of the Moon and bright planets. Its high-resolution, long focal length optical system is multi-coated to maximise contrast and image sharpness. The well engineered and easy to use AZ-EQ AVANT mounting provides excellent stability and precise control in either Alt-Azimuth or Equatorial configurations, via its smooth slow motion controls located on both axes. The slow motion control knobs can be conveniently positioned at either end of both the R.A. or DEC axis shafts.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x52 & x130
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 102mm
  • 28% more Light Gathering than 90mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 1300mm (f/12.74)
  • Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 90º Star Diagonal 1.25"
  • AZ-EQ AVANT Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod with 21cm Extension Tube & Accessory Tray
  • 122 Tooth Helical Worm Gear Transmission on R.A. and DEC Axes. R.A. Axis rotatable 360°
  • 1/4-20 Screw Thread Connector on Mount Saddle
  • Counterweight Bar with 1kg Counterweight
  • Mount Payload Capacity: 3kg
  • Height Range of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 81cm - 156cm
  • Total Overall Weight: 8.25kg
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