About the Sky-Watcher Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS...
The new BKP300 Dual Speed Sky-Watcher Telescope incorporates a superb mirror-set with two significant advantages. A Dual-Speed 10:1 ratio focuser is now included for excellent focusing precision. Also the tube length of the Sky-Watcher Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS has been slightly shortened to optimize performance for prime-focus photography.
SynScan Sky-Watcher Mounts have been designed for use by novices and experts alike. These mounts, like the SkyWatcher Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS provide extremely high precision tracking and have built in autoguider ports. Even the most demanding experts will be impressed by the capability of these Sky-Watcher Mounts for astrophotography.
For novice users the user-friendly Sky-Watcher Telescope menu allows automatic slewing to over 13,400 objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. The SynScan Hand Control included with the SkyWatcher Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS also has the ability to connect to a computer via a RS-232 cable. Once the connection has been established between the computer and SynScan Hand Control, many commercially available planetarium software programs can be used to control the AZ-EQ6 PRO Sky-Watcher Mount, They also come with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate.
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 Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS Features...
- 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 64 micro steps driven.
- Slewing speed up to 3.4 deg/sec (800X).
- Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
- Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
- Object database containing complete Messier, NGC, and IC catalogues.
- Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
- Periodic Error Correction.
- PC compatibility.
- Upgradeable hand control via internet download.
Sky-Watcher Black Diamond BK P300 DS - 300mm Reflector Telescope w/ AZ-EQ6 Synscan GPS Specifications...
Optical Design: Parabolic Newtonian Reflector
Diameter: 300 mm
Focal Length: 1500 mm
Highest Practical Power: 600X
Finder Scope: 8 x 50
Eye Piece: LET 2"-28mm
Tube Weight: 18kg
Tube Dimensions: 355 mm x 1450 mm
25+8+21+19+11 kg, total 5 cartons
Shipping Dimensions: 163x54x55; 47x47x26; 117x28x29; 55x55x25; 24x24x25 cm3
Tripod: Stainless Steel Legs
Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Length: 28.5cm
Mount Weight (without counterweight): 16Kgs
Mount Height: 41cm
Total weight: 23.5kgs (without counterweights)
Motor Type: Microstep driven 1.8 degree stepper motors
Motor Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9.024,000 steps/rev.)
Power Supply: 11 to 15 V DC 2Amp (Tip positive)
Gear Ratio: 705
Included: 13" Dovetail Bar, SynScan Hand ControlSkyWatcher Product Number: BD301852