About the Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS...
Are you looking for a great Sky-Watcher Telescope that'''s just right for the advanced beginner? Do you want a telescope which is suitable for both terrestrial and celestial applications? Do you want a portable telescope for "grab and go" moments? How about a Sky-Watcher Telescope that can act as a powerful telephoto lens? If so, then the Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS might be just right for you!
The Sky-Watcher Maksutov-Cassegrains are the ultimate take-anywhere telescopes. They are also ideal if working space is limited. Despite their small dimensions these Sky-Watcher Telescopes pack a powerful punch. The High-Resolution, diffraction limited optical systems - part of the Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS - are multi-coated to maximize contrast and image sharpness. This Sky-Watcher Maksutov comes in apertures of 102mm, and is available either complete with equatorial Sky-Watcher Mounts and tripods, or as tube assemblies only, which can be mounted onto a standard photographic tripod. Whether your requirement is for terrestrial or astronomical use, these compact Sky-Watcher Telescopes are the perfect companion.
The exciting new SynScan Alt-Azimuth GoTo Sky-Watcher Mount - part of the Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS package - 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 Sky-Watcher 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.
What'''s more, the Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS comes complete. You get a lightweight German equatorial Sky-Watcher Mount with adjustable height tripod. The Sky-Watcher Telescope optical train includes a quality 1.25" rack and pinion focuser and a star diagonal for viewing comfort at any angle. There'''s a finderscope for easy target acquisition and even two high-quality Sky-Watcher Telescope Eyepieces - a 10mm and 25mm - for a variety of magnification choices. This great little Sky-Watcher Telescope is ready to go... right out of the box!
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 MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS Features...
- High-Resolution, diffraction limited optical systems
- Multi-coated to maximize contrast and image sharpness
- Ideal if working space is limited
- Includes everything you need, such as eyepieces, finderscope and star diagonal
- Smooth operating 1.25" rack and pinion focuser accepts all standard accessories
- Lightweight GoTo Computerized Mount
- 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 Identification feature
- Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
- Adjustable height aluminum tripod with accessory tray
- Perfect for both celestial and terrestrial applications
- Great "Grab and Go" telescope and well-suited to the advanced beginner
Sky-Watcher BK MAK102 - 102mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope w/ AZ SynScan GPS Specifications...
Optical Design: Maksutov-Cassegrains
Focal Length: 1300mm
Highest Practical Power: 204x
Finder Scope: Red Dot Finder*
Focuser Diameter: 1.25"
Diagonal: 1.25" 90 deg. diagonal*
Eye Piece: 1.25" Super 25 and 10*
Tube Weight: 1.93Kgs
Tube Dimensions: 12cm x 28cm
Tube Material: Aluminum
Mount: AZ SynScan GoTo
Tripod: Adjustable height aluminum
Shipping Weight: 20 Kg
Shipping Dimensions: 88x44x26 cm3SkyWatcher Product Number: BD401251