SYNSCAN™ AZ GOTO COMPUTERISED ALT-AZIMUTH MOUNT & STEEL TRIPOD

SYNSCAN™ AZ GOTO COMPUTERISED ALT-AZIMUTH MOUNT & STEEL TRIPOD
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SRP: £279.00

Product Code:  20218
Brand:  Sky-Watcher



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  • Ade Ashford Says...

    SYNSCAN AZ GOTO TELESCOPES/MOUNTING

    "For those observers who find the intuitive simplicity of the SupaTrak motorised telescope mount appealing yet wish for a mount that can automatically locate and track thousands of celestial objects, then the SynScan AZ Go-To range may offer all you need. Upgradeable via Internet downloads, this is a system that can expand with your interests."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.

The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan™ Alt-Azimuth Go-To Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. Telescope OTA’s attach via a standard Sky-Watcher/Vixen dovetail bar fitting. Lightweight and portable.

Maximum recommended OTA examples: D102/F500 Refractor (Startravel-102), D130/F650 Reflector (Explorer-130P), D127/F1500 Maksutov (Skymax-127)

Main Features:

  • SynScan™ Database: Total 42,900+ Objects, including Complete M, NGC, IC & SAO Catalogues
  • Alignment Method: Two-star or Brightest star alignment
  • Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) feature
  • Unknown Object Indentification feature
  • Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Slewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
  • Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
  • Quiet Operation
  • Motor Type & Resolution: DC Servo Motors. Resolution 0.8923 arc sec or 1,452,425 steps/rev
  • PC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software.
  • SynScan Handset Firmware upgradeable via the Internet
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied). Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah  Power Tank Recommended.
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