Sky-Watcher Explorer-200P (EQ5 PRO) Parabolic SynScan GO-TO Newtonian Reflector Telescope

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Sky-Watcher Explorer-200P (EQ5 PRO) 200mm (8") f/1000 Parabolic SynScan GO-TO Newtonian Reflector Telescope. All Sky Watcher Black Diamond Newtonian Reflectors feature 0.5mm ultra-thin secondary mirror supports to reduce diffraction spikes and light loss, and high quality Paraboloidal primary mirrors to eliminate spherical aberration. The mirrors are ‘parabolised' to bring all the light rays to the same focal point to produce sharp, contrasty images which are full of detail. Ideal for Planetary and deep sky observation.

Sky-Watcher Explorer-200P Features:

  • Magnification (with eyepieces supplied): x40, x80, x100, x200
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x400
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 200mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 1000mm (f/5)
  • Eyepiece Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Deluxe Barlow Lens 1.25"(with camera adaptor)
  • Dual-Fit 1.25"/2" Focuser
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • 9x50 Finderscope
  • Direct SLR Camera Connection
  • EQ5 SynScan Computerised GOTO Equatorial Mount (Requires 12 volt DC Power Supply)
  • Built-in Dual-Axis Stepper Motors
  • Built-in Polar Alignment Scope Holder
  • 1.75" Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 77% more Light Gathering than 150mm

EQ5 Pro SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount:

The EQ5 PRO SynScan mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 PRO SynScan. It allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. Its extensive database includes a massive 42,900+ night sky objects. The EQ5 PRO SynScan mount is a perfect instrument for advanced visual observers and imagers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in-depth knowledge of the night sky.

Hardware Features:

  • SynScan V.3 Firmware Updateable Hand Control New features include ongoing firmware updateability via the internet, Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE), and capability to store star alignment data. Can also accept new GPS mouse attachment.
  • High precision stepper motors
  • Motor Controller: Microstep driving with auto-power saving feature
  • Resolution: 0.288 arc second
  • Slew Rate: 0.5x, 1x, 8x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
  • Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Tracking Mode: R.A. tracking
  • ST-4 type Autoguider Interface: Support 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x 1x guiding rate
  • Maximum Payload Capacity: Approx 9kg
  • Power requirement: 11 to 15 V DC 2 Amp (Tip positive) (Power supply not included)

Software Features:

  • Alignment Method: One-Star Alignment, Two-Star Alignment, Three-Star Alignment
  • Pointing Accuracy: Up to 1 arc min
  • Object Catalogues: Messier, IC, NGC, Caldwell
  • 42,900+ Object Database: Including Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars & User-Defined Objects
  • Backlash compensation
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • Premium PC Interface: ASCOM compatible, Nexstar-5i compatible protocol and command set
  • User-tunable LCD contrast, LED backlight and buzzer volume

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Product Specification

Diagonal None Supplied
Diameter (mm) 200
Eyepiece 1 25mm
Eyepiece 2 10mm
Finderscope 9x50 Finderscope
Focal Length (mm) 1000
Focal Ratio (f/) 5
Highest Practical Magnification (x) 400
Included Accessories 10 & 25 mm eyepieces, x2 Barlow lens, 9x50 finderscope, EQ5 PRO SynScan Equatorial Mount, Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
Magnification with Supplied Eyepiece (x) 40, 80, 100, 200
Mount Type Computerised Go To
Optical Design Parabolic Newtonian
Power Source AA Batteries, Skywatcher Power Tank (neither supplied), or 12v DC 1 Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive)
Tripod Type 1.75 inch Stainless Steel Pipe Tripod with Accessory Tray
Manufacturer Link Sky-Watcher
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