Product Code: 1008586

Sky-Watcher EQ6 PRO SkyScan GOTO Extra Heavy Duty Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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EQ6 PRO SynScan GO-TO Equatorial Mount:

The EQ6 SynScan also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:

  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute.
  • Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
  • Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
  • Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
  • Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
  • Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues.
  • Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.

Specifications:

  • Power Supply Required: 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive (not supplied)
  • Motor Type: Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors
  • Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.)
  • Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705
  • Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Tracking Modes: Dual Axis, R.A. Tracking
  • Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment
  • Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 42,000 + objects.

Mount Specifications:

  • EQ6 PRO Heavy-Duty Equatorial Mounts: Specially designed to support larger telescope tubes, these high-precision mounts feature engraved setting circles and a latitude scale, built-in polarscope & retractable counterweight shaft. The worm gears are preloaded with ball bearings for smooth tracking and slewing. Auto-guiding interface is also included for long-exposure astrophotography.
  • Mount Type: German Equatorial
  • Telescope Mounting: Tube Rings
  • Slow-motion Control: R.A. & Dec (motor controlled)
  • Tripod: 2' Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe
  • Tripod Height: 85-147cm
  • Tripod Weight: 7.5Kgs
  • Counterweight Shaft Diameter: 1.8cm
  • Counterweight Shaft Material: Stainless Steel
  • Mount Weight: 16Kgs
  • Mount Height: 41cm
  • Counterweight: Two, 5.1Kgs each
  • Counterweight Extension Bar
  • Supplied with Sky-Watcher 45mm and 75mm dovetail saddle plates
  • Total Weight: 23.5Kgs (counterweight not included)
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Product Specification

Counter Balance [kg] 2x 5.1
Go~To 42,000 + objects
Maximum Height [cm] 147.0
Motor Drive Micro step driven 1.8 degree stepper motors
Mount Type Computerised Go To
Optical Tube Connection Supplied with Sky-Watcher 45mm and 75mm dovetail saddle plates
Payload Capacity [kg] 18.2
Power Requirement 12 VDC 2Amp Tip positive
Slow~Motion Control Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
Tripod 2 inch diameter stainless steel pipe
Weight [kg] 23.50
Manufacturers Link Sky-Watcher
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Product Code: 1008586-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 20854