About this product
Part Number: 10267
New Sky-Watcher Explorer-130PS with AZ-EQ Avant Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount - Perfect for Grab-and-Go!
With an extremely useful 130mm of light gathering aperture and a superb parabolic primary mirror, the EXPLORER-130PS is a highly capable all-rounder for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters.
The well engineered and easy to use AZ-EQ AVANT mounting provides excellent stability and precise control in either Alt-Azimuth or Equatorial configurations, via its smooth slow motion controls located on both axes.
The slow motion control knobs can be conveniently positioned at either end of both the R.A. or DEC axis shafts.
Includes useful red dot finderscope.
NOTE: The 130PS telescope has a non-collimateable primary mirror. Please contact us for more info.
- Objective Lens Diameter: 130mm / 5.1"
- Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
- Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
- Red Dot Finder
- AZ-EQ AVANT Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount
- Aluminium Tripod with 21cm Extension Tube & Accessory Tray
- Payload Capacity 3kg with Supplied Tripod
- 1/4-20 Screw Thread Connector on Mount Saddle
- 122 Tooth Helical Worm Gear Transmission on R.A. and DEC Axes. R.A. Axis rotatable 360°
- Counterweight Bar with 2.35kg Counterweight
- Height Range of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA): 81cm - 156cm
- Total Overall Weight: 9kg
What's in the box
- Explorer-130PS OTA
- AZ-EQ Avant Mount
- Aluminium Tripod
- Tripod Accessory Tray
- Counterweight Bar
- 2.35kg Counterweight
- 10mm & 25mm Eyepieces
- Red Dot Finder
|Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied) ||x26 & x65 |
|Highest Practical Power (Potential) ||x260 |
|Diameter of Primary Mirror ||130mm |
|Light Gathering ||30% more Light Gathering than 114mm |
|Telescope Focal Length ||650mm (f/5) |
|Eyepieces Supplied ||10mm & 25mm |
|Finderscope ||Red Dot Finder |
|Mount: ||AZ-EQ AVANT Dual-Mode Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Mount |
|Tripod ||Aluminium Tripod with 21cm Extension Tube & Accessory Tray |
|Payload Capacity ||3kg |
|Mount Fixing ||1/4-20 Screw Thread Connector on Mount Saddle |
|Mount Features ||122 Tooth Helical Worm Gear Transmission on R.A. and DEC Axes. R.A. Axis rotatable 360° |
|Counterweights ||Counterweight Bar with 2.35kg Counterweight |
|Height Range of Tripod/Mount (excl. OTA) ||81cm - 156cm |
|Total Overall Weight ||9kg |
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