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Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO SkyScan GOTO Mount & Tripod

£1,098.00

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One of the best heavy duty equatorial mounts available. Using the advanced precision computerized SynScan GOTO system, the NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is the affordable solution for imaging and visual applications for most astronomers. The Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is designed to make set-up and polar alignment easy. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing objects is as easy as it gets.

The SynScan hand controller 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. A mount that is used by many of the best U.K based Astrophotographers.
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For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM is your answer. The Sky-Watcher NEQ6 PRO SynScanTM 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 42,000 + objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The NEQ6 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.
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.

Specifications

Power Supply Required: 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive (not supplied)
Motor Type: Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors
Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.)
Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Modes: Dual Axis, R.A. Tracking
Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment
Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 42,000 + objects.

Mount Specifications

Mount Type: German Equatorial
Telescope Mounting: Tube Rings
Slow-motion Control: R.A. & Dec (motor controlled)
Tripod: 2" Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe
Tripod Height: 85-147cm
Tripod Weight: 7.5Kgs
Counterweight Shaft Daimeter: 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless Steel
Mount Weight: 16Kgs
Mount Height: 41cm
Counterweight: Two, 5.1Kgs each
Counterweight Extension Bar
Supplied with Sky-Watcher 45mm and 75mm dovetail saddle plates
Total Weight: 23.5Kgs (counterweight not included in this measurement)

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