Altair 8" F5 Newtonian & SkyWatcher EQ5 Synscan PRO Goto Equatorial Mount

Product code: 8F5-MCRF-20981
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Altair 8" f/5 Newtonian telescope - for Observing and Astrophotography:
This telescope is a true all-rounder and ranks among the best in this range. Through the versatile focal ratio of f/5, the Newtonian offers best prerequisites for lunar and planetary observations. The optimised secondary mirror is designed for deep-sky observations as well as for astrophotography.

SkyWatcher EQ5 Synscan PRO Goto Equatorial Mount

Hardware Features:
Payload Capacity: Approx 6.5kg for imaging and 9kg for visual
High precision stepper motors
Motor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving feature
Resolution: 0.288 arc second
Slew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Mode: R.A. tracking
ST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rate
SynScan V.3 Firmware Updateable Hand Control 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.
Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)
Software Features:
Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment
Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min
Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell
13740 Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects
Backlash compensation
Periodic Error Correction
Premium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command set
User-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume

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Brand Altair
Product Code 8F5-MCRF-20981
Delivery Weight Package