Skywatcher Explorer 130PS Avant AZ EQ telescope #10267

£249.00

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The Skywatcher 130 range are often rated as the best all round starter choice for a range of uses from wide field views to min-higher power Lunar and Planetary observations. The compact 650mm f5.1 OTA makes it very portable. 
 

Grab-and-Go Telescope with Versatile Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount!! With an extremely useful 130mm of light gathering aperture and a superb parabolic primary mirror, the EXPLORER-130PS is a highly capable all-rounder for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. 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): x26 & x65
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 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°
  • Counterweight Bar with 2.35kg Counterweight
  • Height Range of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 81cm - 156cm
  • Total Overall Weight: 9kg

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