HEQ5 PRO SynScan™

GOTO Equatorial mount

HEQ5 PRO SynScan™
  

"The Three-star alignment accurately corrects for cone error and subsequent GO-TO accuracy was impressive."
BBC Sky At Night Magazine

"I like these mounts, they are solid, well thought out and work quietly and effectively"
Astronomy Now Magazine

For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the HEQ5 PRO SynScantm is your answer. The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScantm is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The HEQ5 PRO SynScantm also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:

Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X). Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography. Power Supply Required - not supplied Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.

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DescriptionTypeFile Size
Astronomy Now magazine review on entire Pro-Series rangePDF481KB
Sky at Night Magazine Review for HEQ5 (2006)PDF221KB

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