Skywatcher EQ8 Mount - No Tripod

RRP $6,699.00 RRP OUR PRICE $5,999.00
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    The Skywatcher EQ8 Mount is a beast. Featuring an overwhelming 50kg payload capacity on a German Equatorial Mount, this scope will be suitable for huge optical tubes. The Skywatcher is belt-driven transmission to limit R.A backlash, quiter slewing, smoother period error curve and more.

    The exceptional SynScan hand controller gives you access for up to 42,900 objects in the night sky for easier object identification and tracking. Not sure what to look at?Try out the Deep Sky Tour feature to explore the best objects available in tonight's sky. 

    Product Features:

    • SynScan Hand Controller for
    • 50kg payload capacity
    • Permanent Periodic Error Correction 
    • Unknown Object Identification Feature
    • Pointing accuracy up to 5 arc min

    Product Specifications:

    Mount Type German Equatorial Mount
    Telescope Mounting D Style
    Payload Capacity 50kg
    Mount Head Weight 25kg
    Latitude Range 10°-65°
    Azimuth Range +/- 10°
    Power Requirement DC 12~16V -4A
    Pointing Accuracy up to 5 arc min
    Slewing Speed up to 3.3°/sec
    Guiding Speed 0.125X, 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
    Motor Resolution  Approx. 0.12 arc-second
    Encoder Resolution 17624 Counts/Rev., approx. 1.2 arc-minutes

    Looking for a full product? Look at the Skywatcher EQ8 with Pier Tripod. 

    Product Code: SWEQ8-NOPIER

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