Skywatcher 9x50 Right-Angled, Erecting Finderscope

Skywatcher 9x50 Right-Angled, Erecting Finderscope
£60.00

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Available - Delivery 3-5 working days.

Model:  sw9x50raefinder
Part Number:  20934
Brand:  Skywatcher

Skywatcher

Upright image with completely corrected left/right image orientation.

SkyWatcher's 9x50 Right-Angled Erecting Finderscope provides an upright image with completely corrected left/right image orientation for more comfortable and convenient operation when compared to a traditional straight-through viewing finder. 

The achromatic 50mm objective delivers good light gathering, a wide 45° field of view and a cross-hair reticule for easy navigation.

The 50mm aperture is genuine, it is not stopped down like some cheaper finderscopes.

Easy to setup and easy to use. The mounting bracket fits into standard finder shoes from Vixen, Skywatcher, Celestron, GSO, etc. Additional finder shoes are available separately.

To attach this to a Celestron SCT you will need a Baader Quick Release Finder Base.

To focus the finderscope simply unscrew the lock-ring, rotate the objective, then re-close the lock-ring.


Features:
 
  • 9x50 right-angle erect-image finder with achromatic lens and cross-hair reticule
  • Finder bracket with two thumbscrews and countering spring for easy operation
  • Aperture: 50mm
  • Magnification: 9x
  • Apparent field of view: 45°
  • True field of view: 5.6°

Includes:

9x50 Finderscope RA erecting finderscope.
Quick-release finder bracket compatible with various finder bases.

There are currently no specifications available for this product.

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Should be standard on all scopes
Friday, 8 November 2013  | 

I've used straight through finders for ages but with an EQ mount thy get put in some really awkward positions for viewing / finding a target, my neck / back is just not that flexible on a cold night.

This is a real boon, not only does it present the view in the same position as the eyepiece but it's corrected so slewing onto the object is much more intuitive. Why aren't these standard on all Newts, even with the difference in retail cost they'd be worth it !


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Superb finder
Saturday, 6 July 2013  | 

My SWED80 came with a 9x50 straight through finder which in turn meant a cricked neck and yoga style moves to see through the finder.

So I changed it to the RA finder and have not regreted it. I like the fact that everything is the right way as that makes things easier when first locating a target.

I rate it 4 because in my opinion it should have locking nuts to set the position when aligned.


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Well worth the money
Saturday, 26 May 2012  | 

Bought this for my recently purchased Skywatcher 200P dobsonian.
Makes it so much easier to use whilst sat down and not having to twist my back trying to look through the straight-through on supplied. I also find it easer to use because of the correct way upand correct left-right image.
Mine was actually black with a white bracket and holder and matches the scope perfectly. Maybe FLO should update the picture as it did put me off buying it at first.


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A little too much magnification?
Monday, 7 May 2012  | 

I bought this as a direct replacement to the red dot finder that came with the scope. As it is, I find that the x9 magnification is too much and so I now use both - the red dot for rough finding and then the 9x50 to centre the object for the telescope viewing.

Does what it should so shouldn't mark it down really, but only 4 stars from me.

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