Product Code: 1524210

Sky-Watcher Explorer-130M (EQ2) Motorised Newtonian Reflector Telescope

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Sky-Watcher Explorer-130M (EQ2) 130mm (5.1") f/900 Motorised Newtonian Reflector Telescope. The Sky-Watcher EXPLORER range are standard Newtonian reflectors of excellent quality and versatility, ranging in aperture from a respectable 130mm to an incredible light-gulping 300mm aperture, catering for astronomers of all levels. Whether your interest is Deep-, the Moon and Planets, or a combination of both, the EXPLORER range offers excellent all round Diffraction-Limited performance. Tube material : Aluminium.
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Sky-Watcher Explorer-130M Features:

  • Magnifications (with optics supplied): x36, x72, x90, x180
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 900mm (f/6.92)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Barlow Lens
  • Red Dot Finder
  • EQ2 Equatorial Mount
  • R.A. Motor Drive (D.C.) with Multi-Speed Handset
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm

EQ2 Equatorial Mount:

The EQ2 Equatorial Mount is suited to both beginners and experienced astronomers. It offers very good stability and the tall, fully adjustable aluminium tripod with large accessory tray is a real plus. This mount features 360º slow-motion tracking gears on both the right ascension and declination axes with flexible controls. Dual metal setting circles allow location of objects by their R.A. and DEC. coordinates. A separate latitude adjustment aids in polar alignment. An optional D.C. Motor Drive can be installed to the R.A. axis for auto-tracking purposes.

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Product Specification

Diagonal None Supplied
Diameter (mm) 130
Eyepiece 1 25 mm
Eyepiece 2 10 mm
Finderscope Red-Dot Finder
Focal Length (mm) 900
Focal Ratio (f/) 6.92
Highest Practical Magnification (x) 260
Included Accessories 10 & 25 mm eyepieces, x2 Barlow Lens, Red-Dot Finder, EQ2 Mount and Tripod, R.A. Motor Drive (D.C.) with Multi-Speed Handset
Magnification with Supplied Eyepiece (x) 36, 72, 90, 180
Mount Type Motorised
Optical Design Newtonian
Power Source 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries
Tripod Type Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
Manufacturer Link Sky-Watcher
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