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Sky-Watcher STARGATE-500P Synscan 458mm (20") F/4 Parabolic GoTo Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope

Sky-Watcher STARGATE-500P Synscan 458mm (20'') F/4 Parabolic GoTo Truss Tube Dobsonian Telescope
Price:  £4,849.00
List Price:  £5,699.00
(Inc. 20% VAT)

Product Code:  SW10256
Manufacturer:  Sky-Watcher


Sky-Watcher STARGATE Dobsonians with their huge light gathering capabilities provide the ultimate WOW factor experience for aficionados of visual astronomy, delivering outstanding performance on both Planetary and Deep-Sky objects.  The elegant and rigid all metal truss tube design is easily transportable when unassembled, and can be assembled and ready for use in about 20 minutes. The mount provides motorised operation in both Alt and Azimuth axes, and can slew the telescope automatically to, and track over 42,900 night sky objects from the Synscan handset's extensive computerised database. Features Freedom-Find Dual-Encoder technology, which also allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without losing it's alignment or positional information, giving the user enormous convenience and flexibility during observing sessions. Simply push the telescope close to the object and let the computer do the rest of the work!

    Magnifications (with Eyepieces supplied): x71 & x200
    Highest Practical Power (Potential): x1016
    Diameter of Primary Mirror: 508mm
    Telescope Focal Length: 2000mm (f/4)
    Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm (1.25") & 28mm (2")
    Collimating Eyepiece (1.25")
    Dual-Speed 2" Crayford Focuser with 1.25" adaptor
    Parabolic Primary Mirror (Patented weight saving design)
    136mm Secondary Mirror
    9x50 Finderscope
    Direct SLR Camera Connection
    Fabric Light Shroud
    Alt-Azimuth Go-To mount (Metal construction)
    Transmission: Worm + Timing Belt + 64 Micro-step/0.9¶§ Stepper Motor Drive
    Patented 'Freedom-Find' Dual-Encoder design allows manual movement without losing positional information
    Pointing Accuracy: Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
    Gear Ratio: Azimuth 400, Altitude 1523.796
    Synscan Computerised Handset with 42,900+ Object Database
    Power requirement: DC11V/5A ~ 15V/3A
    61% more Light Gathering than 400mm
    Overall Weight 65kg

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