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Sky-Watcher mounts and motors

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)

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): 20x, 40x, 50x, 100x
  • 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

£299.00

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): 20x, 40x, 50x, 100x
  • 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

£360.00

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): 26x, 52x, 65x, 130x
  • 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 P150i SynScan™ AZ GOTO Wifi

Star Discovery P150i SynScan™ AZ GOTO Wifi
150mm (6") f/750 COMPUTERISED parabolic Newtonian Reflector

£375.00

The Sky-Watcher STAR DISCOVERY P150i has been designed to be controlled wirelessly with your Smartphone or Tablet, using the free SynScan App for iOS or Android. The supplied Synscan™ Wi-Fi module creates it’s very own Wi-Fi network, so the mount can be used anywhere, without any reliance on other WiFi or mobile networks. After entering your coordinates into the App and following a simple alignment procedure, you are ready to explore the universe using the App’s intuitive touchscreen menu.

The STAR DISCOVERY P150i and SynScan™ App provides full computerised GO-TO control, allowing the telescope to be automatically slewed to any one of the objects in the App’s extensive database of 10,000+ celestial objects. Incorporates Sky-Watcher’s Freedom-Find™ patented Dual-Encoder Technology, which allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions.

With an extremely useful 150mm of light gathering aperture and a superb parabolic primary mirror the STAR DISCOVERY P150i is a highly capable all-rounder for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters, and is easy to carry and transport.

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): 30x, 75x
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x300
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 150mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 750mm (f/5)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • 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): 52x,104x, 130x, 260x
  • 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): 60x, 120x, 150x, 300x
  • 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