Telescope Mountings

  • 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.
    Use them and enjoy them."
    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.

SIMPLY THE STATE-OF-THE-ART

PRO-SERIES is the name for the new generation of professional quality telescopes and mounts of the Sky-Watcher range, targeted at the most discerning and critical observers.

PRO-SERIES products are manufactured to extremely high levels of optical and mechanical precision, undergoing very strict quality control procedures and testing by specially assigned technicians, to ensure the highest standards of quality and performance are consistently maintained.

Sky-Watcher Pro Series products have received a

Sky-Watcher Pro Series products have received a "Hot Product" commendation in the Astronomy Now April 2006 product review

HEQ5 & EQ6 PRO SynScanTMCOMPUTERISED GO-TO MOUNTING SYSTEMS

Tour the night sky at the touch of a button

For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a high-precision computerised GOTO telescope mounting system, the new extra heavy-duty HEQ5 PRO SynScanTM and super heavy-duty EQ6 PRO SynScanTM mounts are your answer. Both SkyScanTM PRO models are advanced mounting systems which have been thoughtfully designed for ease of operation. With the user-friendly push-button hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The SynScanTM 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 13,400 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The mounts differ mainly in their physical size/weight and their subsequent payload capacity. They both come with the following advanced features that even the most discerning observers will appreciate:

SynScanTM V.3 Firmware Updateable Handset
New features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Also can accept new GPS mouse attachment.

  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
  • Extra-Quiet Stepper Motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.
  • High Slewing Speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X) and a resolution of 0.144 arc sec.
  • Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
  • Auto Guider Guiding Speed Selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
  • Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell.
  • 42,900 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects.
  • Minimal Vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
  • Periodic Error Correction (PEC) Training is included for astro-photography without auto guiding.
  • Alignment Methods: 1-star, 2-Star or 3-Star alignments, built-in polarscope.
  • Massive Payload Capacity of up to 25kg (EQ6 PRO) & 15kg (HEQ5 PRO).
  • Total Weight (without counterweights): 23.5kg (EQ6 PRO) & 15kg (HEQ5 PRO).
  • PC Compatibility.
  • Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp Tip positive (Power Supply Not Supplied.
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EQ3 PRO SynScan

Computerised GO-TO Equatorial Mounting System

EQ3 PRO SynScan
Product Code: 20230SRP: £479.00 More Info

Sky-Watcher 7Ah Rechargeable Power Tank

Sky-Watcher 7Ah Rechargeable Power Tank

Sky-Watcher 7Ah Rechargeable Power Tank
Product Code: 20153SRP: £64.99 More Info

Sky-Watcher 17Ah Rechargeable Power Tank

Sky-Watcher 17Ah Rechargeable Power Tank

Sky-Watcher 17Ah Rechargeable Power Tank
Product Code: 20154SRP: £129.00 More Info

EQ5 PRO SynScan™

Computerised GO-TO Equatorial Mounting System

EQ5 PRO SynScan™
Product Code: 20981SRP: £669.00 More Info

SynScan™ PRO GOTO UPGRADE KIT

available for upgrading the STANDARD HEQ5 mount

SynScan™ PRO  GOTO UPGRADE KIT
Product Code: 20887SRP: £349.00 More Info

SynScan™ PRO GOTO UPGRADE KIT

available for upgrading the STANDARD EQ6 mount

SynScan™ PRO  GOTO UPGRADE KIT
Product Code: 20851SRP: £349.00 More Info

SynScan™ V.4 UPDATEABLE HANDSET

For V.2 owners wanting to upgrade

SynScan™ V.4 UPDATEABLE HANDSET
Product Code: 20948SRP: £159.00 More Info

HEQ5 PRO SynScan™

GOTO Equatorial mount

HEQ5 PRO SynScan™
Product Code: 20886SRP: £939.00 More Info

EQ6-R PRO SynScan™

Computerised Heavy Duty Go-To Equatorial Mount

EQ6-R PRO SynScan™
Product Code: 20855SRP: £1,379.00 More Info

NEQ6 PRO SynScan™

GoTo Equatorial Mount

NEQ6 PRO SynScan™
Product Code: 20854SRP: £1,179.00 More Info

GPS MOUSE

A plug-in accessory for the V.3 Handset

GPS MOUSE
Product Code: 20957SRP: £119.00 More Info

ACUTER 'MERLIN' MULTI-FUNCTION MOUNT & TRIPOD

An amazing new motorised mounting for all applications

ACUTER 'MERLIN' MULTI-FUNCTION MOUNT & TRIPOD
Product Code: 50988SRP: £219.00 More Info
Product Code: 20317SRP: £139.00 More Info

AZ-EQ5GT PRO SYNSCAN

ALT-AZIMUTH/EQUATORIAL COMPUTERISED GO-TO MOUNT & PIER TRIPOD

AZ-EQ5GT PRO SYNSCAN
Product Code: 20302SRP: £1,149.00 More Info

AZ-EQ6GT PRO SYNSCAN

ALT-AZIMUTH/EQUATORIAL COMPUTERISED GO-TO MOUNT & TRIPOD

AZ-EQ6GT PRO SYNSCAN
Product Code: 20291SRP: £1,599.00 More Info
Product Code: 20446SRP: £119.00 More Info
Product Code: 20311SRP: £229.00 More Info
Product Code: 20312SRP: £159.00 More Info
Product Code: 20447SRP: £129.00 More Info
Product Code: 20448SRP: £199.00 More Info
Product Code: 20464SRP: £299.00 More Info
Product Code: 20856SRP: £72.99 More Info

EQ6 EXTENSION TUBE

Extension Tube

EQ6 EXTENSION TUBE
Product Code: 20857SRP: £59.99 More Info

EQ8 PRO SYNSCAN

EXTRA HEAVY-DUTY COMPUTERISED GO-TO EQUATORIAL MOUNT

EQ8 PRO SYNSCAN
Product Code: 20292-20293, 20292, 20295, 20293SRP: £3,678.00 More Info

EXTENSION TUBE FOR AZ-EQ5GT

16cm Extension Tube

EXTENSION TUBE FOR AZ-EQ5GT
Product Code: 20305SRP: £49.99 More Info

HORIZON™ 8115

2-Way Heavy-Duty Tripod

HORIZON™ 8115
Product Code: 50842, 50896SRP: £99.99 More Info
Product Code: 20759, 20758, 20549SRP: £12.99 More Info

SKYTEE-2

HEAVY-DUTY DUAL-LOAD ALT-AZIMUTH MOUNT HEAD (Tripod Not Included)

SKYTEE-2
Product Code: 20148SRP: £299.00 More Info

SKYTEE-2

HEAVY DUTY DUAL-LOAD ALT-AZIMUTH MOUNT & TRIPOD

SKYTEE-2
Product Code: 20148-20798SRP: £419.00 More Info

SKYWATCHER ALLVIEW MULTI-FUNCTION COMPUTERISED MOUNT

AN INGENIOUS MOTORISED PLATFORM FOR PANORAMIC & TIME LAPSE PHOTOGRAPHY & GOTO ASTRONOMY

SKYWATCHER ALLVIEW MULTI-FUNCTION COMPUTERISED MOUNT
Product Code: 50987SRP: £399.00 More Info

STAR ADVENTURER (ASTRO-PHOTO BUNDLE)

SKY-WATCHER STAR ADVENTURER ASTRO-IMAGING MOUNT WITH AUTOGUIDER INTERFACE

STAR ADVENTURER (ASTRO-PHOTO BUNDLE)
Product Code: 50201-50202-50203-50204SRP: £329.00 More Info

STAR ADVENTURER (PHOTO SET)

SKY-WATCHER STAR ADVENTURER ASTRO-IMAGING MOUNT WITH AUTOGUIDER INTERFACE

STAR ADVENTURER (PHOTO SET)
Product Code: 50201SRP: £229.00 More Info

STAR ADVENTURER MINI WiFi (SAM ASTRO BUNDLE)

SKY-WATCHER STAR ADVENTURER MINI WiFi ASTRO-IMAGING MOUNT BUNDLE

STAR ADVENTURER MINI WiFi (SAM ASTRO BUNDLE)
Product Code: 50205-50202-50203SRP: £279.00 More Info

STAR ADVENTURER MINI WIFI (SAM PHOTO SET)

SKY-WATCHER STAR ADVENTURER MINI WIFI ASTRO-IMAGING MOUNT

STAR ADVENTURER MINI WIFI (SAM PHOTO SET)
Product Code: 50205SRP: £199.00 More Info

SynScan™ GO-TO UPGRADE

Upgrade Kit for standard EQ3-2

SynScan™ GO-TO UPGRADE
Product Code: 20107SRP: £329.00 More Info

SynScan™ GO-TO UPGRADE KITS

Upgrade Kit for standard EQ5

SynScan™ GO-TO UPGRADE KITS
Product Code: 20108SRP: £339.00 More Info
Product Code: 20410, 20411, 20412, 20413, 20416, 20527, 20900SRP: £21.00 More Info

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