The Sky Watcher Starquest 102R Refractor Astronomy Telescope with EQ-AZ Mount 10279 is a well-proven performer for 'Rich-Field' views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies & planets, and the Moon. Equatorial/Alt-Azimuth Mount and an adjustable aluminium tripod are also included.
The STARQUEST Series is a portable, lightweight line that combines well-proven Sky-Watcher telescope optics with a freshly created, expertly manufactured Equatorial/Alt-Azimuth mount. The mount has a premium clutch system, precise gearing with 122 teeth per 360 degrees on both axes, great stability, and a 3 kilogram maximum payload. With its flawlessly functioning slow motion control wires, the mount, when polar oriented and utilised in equatorial mode, enables you to easily track objects as they travel across the night sky. The mount is very adaptable and may be used in Alt-Azimuth mode, making it a good choice for novices.
Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x20 & x50
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
Objective Lens Diameter: 102mm
Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/4.9)
Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
90 degree Star Diagonal 1.25"
Multi-Coated Objective Lens
Equatorial/Alt-Azimuth Mount with Adjustable Aluminium Tripod & Accessory Tray
Smooth Slow-Motion Cable Controls to both RA and DEC axes
Counterweight Bar with Counterweight
62.5% more Light Gathering than 80mm
Net Weight 8kg
Box Weight 10kg
Box Dimensions (LxWxH in mm) 970x450x280
Warranty 1 year