Sky-Watcher Evostar-150 (EQ-5) Achromatic Refractor Telescope

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Sky-Watcher Evostar-150 (EQ-5) 150mm (6") f/1200 Achromatic Refractor Telescope. The Sky Watcher Evostar series are two-element air-spaced, multi-coated object achromatic refractors. They are truly outstanding, high-performance; high-resolution instruments manufactured to extremely high standards and mechanical precision. With their long focal lengths and breathtaking optical performance, they are ideal for the detailed high-power study of the moon, Planetary Surfaces and other objects in out solar system, giving crisp contrasty images. These telescope packages will stand you in great stead for a lifetime of serious astronomical viewing.
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Sky-Watcher Evostar-150 Features:

  • Magnifications with optics supplied x48, x120
  • Highest Practical Power Potential x300
  • Objective Lens Diameter 150mm
  • Telescope Focal Length 1200mm f.8
  • Eyepieces Supplied 1.25 inch 10mm & 25mm
  • Direct SLR Camera Connection
  • 9x50 Finderscope
  • Dual Fit 1.25 & 2 inch Focuser
  • 1.25 inch 31.7mm Star Diagonal
  • Adjustable Objective Lens Cell
  • Multi Coated Objective Lens
  • EQ5 Deluxe Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount
  • Built in Polar Alignment Scope Holder
  • 1.5 inch Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 56% more Light Gathering than 120mm

EQ5 Deluxe Heavy-Duty Equatorial Mount:

The very sturdy EQ5 Equatorial mount provides excellent precision and stability and a host of other useful features for the serious astronomer. The mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable stainless steel pipe tripod with accessory tray. Supplied complete with a bubble level, latitude adjuster with micrometer scale and an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster. It also features engraved aluminium setting circles and manual slow motion tracking controls. An optional polar-scope is available for aiding in polar alignment. Optional single-axis and dual-axis D.C. motor drives can be installed for auto-tracking purposes. Maximum payload approx' 9kg.

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Product Specification

Eyepiece 1 25 mm
Eyepiece 2 10 mm
Focal Length (mm) 1200
Included Accessories 10 & 25 mm eyepieces, 9x50 Finder Scope, EQ5 Deluxe Heavy-Duty Equatorial Mount, Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
Magnification with Supplied Eyepiece (x) 48, 96, 120, 240
Mount Type Equatorial
Optical Design Achromatic
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