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.
- SynScan Hand Controller for
- 50kg payload capacity
- Permanent Periodic Error Correction
- Unknown Object Identification Feature
- Pointing accuracy up to 5 arc min
|Mount Type||German Equatorial Mount|
|Telescope Mounting||D Style|
|Mount Head Weight||25kg|
|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