Product Code: 1524198

Sky-Watcher Explorer-250PDS (EQ6 PRO) Parabolic Dual-Speed GO-TO Newtonian Reflector Telescope

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Sky-Watcher Explorer-250PDS (EQ6 PRO) 254mm (10") f/1200 Parabolic Dual-Speed GO-TO Newtonian Reflector Telescope. The new Sky-Watcher EXPLORER-250PDS Newtonian Reflector incorporates the same superb mirror-set as the Explorer-250P Black Diamond Series, but with two significant advantages. A Dual-Speed 10:1 ratio focuser is now included for excellent focusing precision. Also the tube length has been slightly shortened to optimise performance for prime-focus photography.Even better performance for astro-photography and visual use can be achieved when used in combination with Sky-Watcher's Newtonian coma corrector (Product Code 20233).

Sky-Watcher Explorer-250PDS Features:

  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied) x43
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential) x500
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror 254mm
  • Telescope Focal Length 1200mm (f/4.7)
  • Eyepieces Supplied 28mm LET (2"/50.8mm)
  • 9x50 Finderscope
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 2" (50.8mm) Dual-Speed 10:1 Crayford Focuser
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • EQ6 PRO Go-To Equatorial Mount with 2" Stainless Steel Tripod
  • 42,900+ Object SynScan Computer Database
  • 56% more Light-Gathering than 200mm

EQ6 PRO SynScan Go-TO Equatorial Mount:

For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GOTO system, the EQ6 PRO SynScan is your answer. The Sky-Watcher EQ6 PRO SynScan is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000 + objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions. 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:

  • 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 Daimeter: 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

Diagonal None
Diameter [mm] 250.0
Eyepiece 1 28 mm LET (Long Eye Relief)
Finderscope 9x50 Finderscope
Focal Length [mm] 1200
Focal Ratio [f|] 4.70
Highest Practical Magnification [x] 500
Included Accessories 28 mm LET eyepiece, 9x50 Finderscope, Tube Rings, Mounting Bar, EQ5 PRO Equatorial Mount with 1.75, Stainless Steel Tripod, 42,900+ Object SynScan Computer Database
Magnification With Eyepieces Supplied [x] 43
Mount Type Computerised Go To
Optical Design Parabolic Newtonian
Tripod Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
Tripod Weight [kg] 7.5
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Product Code: 1524198-wex Manufacturers Part Number: 10221/20854