If you've always wondered about the details of the moon and love looking into the wide star fields, you can do that to great satisfaction with the Saxon F1149EQ Reflector Telescope! This scope offers enhanced views of sky objects with its fully coated glass that eliminates fringing and retains color fidelity.
The Saxon F1149EQ Reflector Telescope is a great beginner scope. For anyone taking their first step into astronomy, this scope is built with an 114mm aperture, 900mm focal length (f/8). 4.5" aluminised & overcoated mirror, 5x24 finderscope, equatorial mount. With an equatorial mount you learn to scan the sky according to how the equator is shaped - challenging and exciting at the same time!
Also included with the F1149EQ is smooth rack and pinion focuser, three Super 1.25" eyepieces, 1.5x erecting lens for terrestrial use, aluminium tripod. Expect 125% more light with this scope than a than 76mm tube and 165% more light than 70mm scopes. This is a good beginner's reflector, suitable for Moon, planets and many deep-sky objects. Comes with colour printed Moon & Solar system chart.
This telesope is covered by a 5-year limited warranty
|Optical Design||Newtonian Reflector|
|Highest Practical Power||228x|
|Eyepieces||Super 4mm, Super 10mm, Super 25mm|
|Finderscope||5 x 4|
|Mount Type||German Equatorial EQ-1|
|Optical Tube Dimensions||15cm x 83cm|
|Optical Tube Weight||3.90kg|
|Shipping Dimensions||108 x 37 x 24cm3|
|Warranty Information||5-Years Limited Warranty|
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The Saxon brand commits to quality and research. The company develops a range of binoculars, telescopes, microscopes and accessories with the understanding of its user’s priorities and needs. Saxon has built each product around the knowledge that everyone’s viewing requirements are different, proven through each precise and well though out product line. Browse a range of Saxon optical products and you'll find that every glass has been designed to help every viewer see only the best in every situation.
Product Code: F1149EQ\
|Finderscope Make||5x24 Finder|
|Electronic Hand Control||No|
|Warranty Information||5 Years|
|Additional Specifications of Product||Eyepiece 3: 25mm|
- Great bargain Review by Matt
(It's not for an absolute beginner though.) (Posted on 3/10/2012)