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Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS - BD401301

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About the Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS...

Do you want a portable small Sky-Watcher Telescope that is great for "Grab and Go"? Are you looking for a telescope that'''s well suited to both terrestrial and celestial applications? Is a Sky-Watcher Telescope which can act as a powerful telephoto lens what you have in mind? Then the Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS might be just right for you!

 

The Maksutov Signature Series is the new generation of professional quality Maksutovs from Sky-Watcher. These Sky-Watcher Telescope are manufactured to the highest levels of optical and mechanical precision, resulting in exquisite optical performance and finish. Even the most critical observer will be delighted and surprised by the performance of the Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS. In many applications the sharpness and image quality of these Sky-Watcher Telescopes matches and exceeds that of the classic Schmidt-Cassegrain design.

 

The Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS comes complete with a heavy-duty EQ3 GoTo German equatorial Sky-Watcher Mount and steel tripod with adjustable height legs and convenient accessory tray. The EQ3 Pro mounts use the same Go-To system found in the HEQ5 and EQ6 Pros - SynScan. It allows you to point the Sky-Watcher Telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button.

 

The EQ3 Pro Sky-Watcher Mounts are the perfect instrument for novice visual observers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in-depth knowledge of the night sky. The Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS is the perfect Sky-Watcher Telescope for novice visual observers to enjoy astronomy with minimal setup time and in-depth knowledge of the night sky. Everything you need to begin observing is part of the package!

 

Don'''t forget, we carry plenty of Sky-Watcher Accessories, too! Look for Sky-Watcher Telescope Eyepieces and Sky-Watcher Telescope Filters for visual observers! Astrophotography buffs will appreciate Sky-Watcher Photo Adapters and the Sky-Watcher SynGuider!

 

 

Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS Features...

 

  • Suited to both celestial and terrestrial applications

     

     

  • Manufactured to the highest levels of optical and mechanical precision

     

     

  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.

     

     

  • Stepper motors with 1.8 degree step angle and 32 micro steps driven.

     

     

  • Slewing speed up to 3.4deg/sec (800X).

     

     

  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.

     

     

  • Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.

     

     

  • Periodic Error Correction.

     

     

  • PC compatibility.

     

     

  • Upgradeable hand control via internet download

     

     

  • Exquisite optical performance and finish

     

     

  • Sharpness and image quality of these telescopes matches and exceeds that of the classic Schmidt-Cassegrain design

     

     

  • Can act as a powerful telephoto lens

     

     

  • Compact design is perfect for limited spaces

     

     

  • 1.25" focuser opening with 2" adapter

     

     

  • Sturdy EQ3 GoTo German equatorial mount

     

     

  • 6X30 optical finderscope

     

     

  • GPS for positioning accuracy

     

     

  • SynScan tracking with dual axes drive and hand control

     

     

  • Adjustable height aluminum tripod with convenient accessory tray

     

     

  • Includes star diagonal and high quality eyepiece

     

     

  • Everything you need to begin observing is right in the box!

 

Sky-Watcher BK MAK127 - 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ EQ3 SynScan GPS Specifications...

Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrain

Diameter: 127mm

Focal Length: 1500mm

F/Ratio: f/12

Focuser Diameter: 1.25" opening with 2" adapter

Diagonal: 2" -90 deg Diagonal with 1.25 inch adapter

Eye Piece: LET 2"-28mm

Tube Dimensions: 5kg

Tube Construction: Aluminum

Mount: EQ3 German Equatorial - SynScan

Drive: Dual Axis

Guiding Speed: 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.

Tripod: Adjustable height aluminum

Accessory Tray: Yes

Shipping Weight: 8 Kg

Shipping Dimensions: 68x31x29 cm3

SkyWatcher Product Number: BD401301