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Skywatcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan GOTO Equatorial mount

£849.00

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For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the HEQ5 PRO SynScan is your answer. The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan is designed with the novice user in mind, but has plenty of scope for more advanced users. If you are looking for a solid, well-built, yet portable astrophotographic mount, capable of supporting telescopes in the 8-inch SCT/Newtonian or 5-inch Refractor class, then this should be high on your list of possible choices.
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For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the HEQ5 PRO SynScan is your answer. The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The 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 HEQ5 PRO SynScantm also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate: Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X). Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography. Power Supply Required - not supplied Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography. ”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

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