SKYMAX-180 PRO (EQ5 SynScan™ ) 180mm (7") f/1800 Motorised Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope
- Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x135 & x300
- Highest Practical Power (Potential): x540
- Diameter of Primary Mirror: 180mm
- Telescope Focal Length: 2700mm (f/15)
- Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 9mm & 20mm
- 9x50 Finderscope & Bracket
- 1.25"/31.7mm Star Diagonal
- Focusing by Moving Primary Mirror
- EQ5 SynScan™ Computerised GOTO Equatorial Mount (Requires 12 volt DC Power Supply)
- Built-in Dual Axis Stepper Motors
- Built-in Polar Alignment Scope Holder
- 1.75" Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
Product Code 10217/20981
"The first impressions of the assembly were of reassuring stability…The 3-star alignment is a great feature of the Go-To facility. Every time we set up, it accurately place the item we wanted in the field of view of our 25mm eyepiece. The more it was used, the easier is was to go straight to an object or star…The alignment process could not be simpler…In all, the alignment process works so well that you can be on a selected object and tracking it accurately within minutes…Overall the EQ5 SynScan gave a new lease of life to our smaller scope. It is easy to carry and it allowed us to give friends and neighbours a quick tour of the delights of the night skies."
BBC SKY AT NIGHT MAGAZINE
||"Both the NEQ3 and EQ5 SynScan are excellent mounts; pleasingly firm, with little vibration and easily set up. Tracking is also very satisfactory."
Endorsed and recommended by Sir Patrick Moore CBE FRS FRAS.
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