Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet GoTo Refractor Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 SynScan GPS - BD110502

Sky-Watcher   ——   SKU: SKY-BD110502
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About the Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet GoTo Refractor Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 SynScan GPS...

The Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet Refractor Telescope has a doublet field flattener to get a flat field and minimize aberration and distortion. Its Sky-Watcher Telescope M48 adapter for cameras assure larger clear aperture than M42 adapter to reduce halation as much as possible. Connect the triplet and doublet field flattener with a high precision thin thread to keep the optical axis perpendicular to the image.


The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 with SynScan GPS gives optimal stability and pointing accuracy for a wide variety of heavy professional photo and video equipment. It is a hybrid Sky-Watcher Mount with alt-azimuth capability for general use, and equatorial capability for astrophotography use. The Sky-Watcher Telescope comes supplied with a SynScan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware. Even more, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestrial objects from its database!


The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 with SynScan GPS is capable of carrying heavy-duty photographic equipment - up to 25 kg for professional shooting and video recording. It allows accurate, repeatable settings on six programmable targets. The AZ-EQ6 Sky-Watcher Mount is a very efficient transportable mount weighing only 15 kg, for a load capacity of 25 kg (counterweight excluded).


An excellent feature of the Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 with SynScan GPS is the patented dual-encoder technology. This technology allows the Sky-Watcher Telescope to be moved manually either axis without the Sky-Watcher Mount losing its positional information which gives enormous freedom and convenience for users.


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 Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet GoTo Refractor Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 SynScan GPS Features...


  • Premium optical materials



  • Short focal length and full frame corrected focal plane



  • Excellent field flatness



  • Precision linear power focuser is standard



  • Metallic high-transmission lens coatings



  • Light-baffled optical systems



  • Telescope tube attachment hardware



  • German Equatorial / Alt-Az dual mode



  • Permanent periodic error correction(PPEC). PPEC can be trained with Autoguider or PC.



  • Belt drive - Super smooth PE curve. Low backlash, silent slewing.



  • Shutter release control for batch exposures of astrophotography.



  • Motor controller with high torque and accuracy.



  • Includes two dual-fit (45mm/75mm) saddle for mounting two telescopes.



  • Improved reliable power supply outlet.



  • New motor controller with higher torque and accuracy.



  • Polar-alignment with polar-scope or SynScan HC'''s polar-alignment routine. (Other dual mode mounts in the market do not have a polar scope.)



  • Primary axis encoder tracks the mount'''s position.



  • Users can push the mount at any time without worrying about losing the mount alignment.



  • Includes two Dual-fit saddles and two 5kg counterweights.



Sky-Watcher Esprit 120ED Super APO Triplet GoTo Refractor Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 SynScan GPS Specifications...

Optical Design: Apochromatic Refractor

Diameter: 120mm

Focal Length: 840mm

F/Ratio: F/7

Highest Practical Power: 240x

Finder Scope: Right Angled 9 x 50 Erect Image

Focuser Diameter: 3" Linear Power Focuser

Diagonal: 2" 90 deg. Dielectric Diagonal with 1.25" adapter

Eye Piece: LET 2"-28

Tube Weight: 11kg

Tube Dimensions: 155x750 mm

Shipping Weight: 15 kg

Shipping Dimensions: 122x45x47 cm3

Mount Type: Combination Altazimuth/Equatorial

Load Capacity: 25 kg

Tracking Accuracy: 0.1436 arc minutes

DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Port: Yes

Autoguider Port: Yes

PEC: Control in EQ mode

Polar Alignment: via software control or supplied polar scope

Alignment methods: 1, 2, or 3 star alignment (EQ) / brightest star or 2 star alignment (AZ)

Telescope Connection: 2 x dual-fit saddle plates supplied accepting 45mm & 75mm dovetail bars

RA/DEC Worm Gears: D=92.5mm, 180 teeth, brass

RA/DEC Axes: D=40mm, steel

Latitude Adjustment Range: 10o to 70o, 90o

Azimuth Adjustment Range: About 9o

Tripod: 2" Stainless Steel

Counterweights supplied: 2 x 5kg

Counterweight Bar: 25mm Diameter

Mount Body Weight: 15.4kg, Tripod Weight: 7.5kg

Power requirement: 12V DC 3A (Sky-Watcher 17Ah Power Tank recommended)

SkyWatcher Product Number: BD110502