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SynScan™ AZ GO-TO COMPUTERISED TELESCOPES

The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan™ Alt-Azimuth GoTo Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.

Combined with telescope OTA’s of proven high quality, these superb packages are all you need to Explore the Universe to your Heart’s Content!!

Main Features:

  • SynScan™ Database: Total 42,900 Objects, including Complete M, NGC, IC & SAO Catalogues
  • 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
  • Quiet Operation
  • 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
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)

SYNSCAN AZ GOTO
COMPUTERISED ALT-AZIMUTH MOUNT & STEEL TRIPOD
NB This is a mount only and does not come complete with a telescope Tube

£210.00

 

The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan™ Alt-Azimuth Go-To Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. Telescope OTA’s attach via a standard Sky-Watcher/Vixen dovetail bar fitting. Lightweight and portable.

Maximum recommended OTA examples: D102/F500 Refractor (Startravel-102), D130/F650 Reflector (Explorer-130P), D127/F1500 Maksutov (Skymax-127)


MERCURY-707 SynScanT AZ GOTO

MERCURY-707 SynScan™ AZ GOTO
70mm (2.75") f/700 COMPUTERISED REFRACTOR
Please note that this scope is only available in the original Skywatcher Blue colour.

£195.00

 

A lighter-weight version of the SynScan AZ GoTo mount tailored for the Mercury-707 OTA. This 70mm multi-coated refractor is ideal for the novice and can be used for viewing the Moon & brighter Planets, Double-stars as well as for daytime terrestrial use

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x35 & x70
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x140
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 70mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 700mm (f/10)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 20mm
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 90° Star Diagonal (1.25”)
  • SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth Go-To Mount (Lightweight version)
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray

STARTRAVEL-102 SynScanT AZ GOTO

STARTRAVEL-102 SynScan™ AZ GOTO
102mm (4") f/500 COMPUTERISED REFRACTOR

£325.00

An ideal instrument for the wide-field observation of Deep-Sky objects, such as Nebulae, Star Fields & Clusters and Galaxies. A useful telescope for astrophotography and also for daytime terrestrial use.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x25 & x50
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 102mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 20mm
  • x2 Deluxe Achromatic Barlow (with camera adaptor)
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 45° Erect Image Diagonal (1.25”)
  • SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray

SKYHAWK-1145P SynScanT AZ GOTO

SKYHAWK-1145P SynScan™ AZ GOTO
114mm (4.5") f/500 COMPUTERISED parabolic Newtonian Reflector

£285.00

This telescope with its superb Parabolic optics provides excellent all-round performance for both the observation of the Moon & Planets and Deep-Sky objects.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x20 & x50
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x228
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 114mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Deluxe Achromatic Barlow (with camera adaptor)
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • 6x24 Finderscope
  • 1.25” Rack & Pinion Focuser
  • SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray



EXPLORER-130P SynScanT AZ GOTO

EXPLORER-130P SynScan™ AZ GOTO
130mm (5.1") f/650 COMPUTERISED parabolic Newtonian Reflector

£335.00

Fantastic performance from this highly capable all-rounder. Its precision Parabolic primary mirror captures 30% more precious starlight than a 114mm reflector for bright, sharp, contrasty views of a wide range of night sky objects.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x26 & x65
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Deluxe Achromatic Barlow (with camera adaptor)
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 2” Rack & Pinion Focuser with 1.25” adaptor
  • 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
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm

Star Discovery 150P SynScan™ AZ GOTO
150mm (6") f/750 COMPUTERISED parabolic Newtonian Reflector

£375.00

With a large 150mm of light gathering aperture combined with superb parabolic optics, the Star Discovery 150P computerised Go-To telescope is a highly capable all-rounder with excellent performance for the observation of the Moon, planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters.

The Computerised SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you slew your telescope automatically to a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900 night sky objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.

The exciting new Sky-Watcher Star Discovery mount is an upgraded version of the AZ Go-To mount featuring FreedomFind™ dual encoder technology. This allows the telescope, once aligned, to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without the mount losing its alignment or positional information. After moving to a new object, the mount will continue to track it accurately. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x30, x60, x75 & x150
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x300
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 150mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 750mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25") with camera adaptor
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • Red Dot Finder
  • 1.25” Rack & Pinion Focuser
  • Star Discovery AZ Go-To Alt-Azimuth Go-To Mount
  • Synscan™ Computerised Handset
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or 8 x AA Batteries (not supplied)
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 33% more Light Gathering than 130mm

SKYMAX-102 SynScanT AZ GOTO

SKYMAX-102 SynScan™ AZ GOTO
102mm (4") f/1300 COMPUTERISED MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN

£340.00

This compact telescope, with its high-resolution multi-coated optical system, excels at medium-to-high-powers for the examination of the surface detail on the Moon, planets and also for double-star observations. Also useful for terrestrial use.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x30 & x52
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x204
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 102mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 1300mm (f/12.7)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Deluxe Achromatic Barlow (with camera adaptor)
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • 90° 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

SKYMAX-127 SynScanT AZ GOTO

SKYMAX-127 SynScan™ AZ GOTO
127mm (5") f/1500 COMPUTERISED MAKSUTOV-CASSEGRAIN

£430.00

A larger version of the Skymax-102 providing a massive 55% more light-gathering power, and packing an even more powerful punch than its smaller cousin for medium-to-high-power work.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x60 & x150
  • 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 Achromatic Barlow (with camera adaptor)
  • 6x30 Optical Finderscope
  • 90° 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


Synscan scopes AC adapter

12v AC adapter

1250Ma AC Adapter for use with Synscan scopes
**Check Ampage requirements don't exceed 1250ma in instructions**

Stock Code
Price
 
AC adapter for Synscan scopes range
£19.99
10m Extension cable for 12v AC adapter - safer than running 240v mains outside !
£7.50

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