The Sky-Watcher Skymax-127 SynScan AZ GoTo Telescope provides a massive 55% more light-gathering power, and packs an even more powerful punch than the Skymax-102. It excels at medium-to-high-powers for the examination of the surface detail on the Moon, planets and also for double-star observations. It is also useful for terrestrial use. This telescope now comes supplied as standard with x2 Barlow Lens.
The new Sky-Watcher SynScan Alt-Azimuth GoTo Mount is a precision engineered instrument that allows you to easily find and enjoy viewing the night sky including Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or tour the night sky at the touch of a button. It has a user-friendly menu system that allows automatic slewing to over 42,900 objects. Even inexperienced astronomers can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.
Other features are:
Alignment Method: Two-star or Brightest star alignment
Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) feature
Unknown Object Indentification feature
Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Slewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
Motor Type & Resolution: DC Servo Motors. Resolution 0.8923 arc sec or 1,452,425 steps/rev
PC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software.
SynScan Handset Firmware upgradeable via the Internet
Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x60, x120, x150 & x300
Highest Practical Power (Potential): x254
Diameter of Primary Mirror: 127mm
Telescope Focal Length: 1500mm (f/11.8)
Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
x2 Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25") with camera adaptor
90 deg Star Diagonal (1.25")
SynScan AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
Power Requirement: 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)
Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
55% more Light gathering than 102mm