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    Skywatcher AZ EQ5-GT Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Computerised Go-To Mount

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    Manufacturer Code: 20302
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    Skywatcher AZ EQ5-GT Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Computerised Go-To Mount With Tripod

    Features - Skywatcher AZ EQ5-GT Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Computerised Go-To Mount With Tripod

    Dual camera shutter control port for comfortable astro-graphy
    Precision worm gearing combined with smooth belt transmission
    Supplied with a Synscan computerised handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware
    In EQ mode, the AZ-EQ5GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging
    Handset can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database
    Provides enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions to user
    High precision polar alignment aided by user friendly adjustment knobs and by Synscan software
    In AZ mode, it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel
    Freedom-Find dual-encoder technology, allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information

    Specification - Skywatcher AZ EQ5-GT Alt-Azimuth/Equatorial Computerised Go-To Mount With Tripod

    Model

    AZ-EQ6GT

    Counter Weight Bar

    25mm Diameter

    Azimuth Adjustment Range

    Approx 15°

    Latitude Adjustment Range

    0-90°

    Auto-Guiding Speed

    0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x & 1x

    Tracking Mode

    Equatorial or Alt-Azimuth

    Tracking Rates

    Sidereal, Solar and Lunar

    Maximum Slewing Speed

    3.4°/second

    Resolution

    5184000 Counts/Rev (approx. 0.25 arc-second)

    Pointing Accuracy

    Up to 5 Arc-Minutes (RMS)

    Gear Ratio

    810

    Resolution of Aux R.A./Dec Axis Encoders

    144 Counts/Rev., approx. 4.2 Arc-Minutes

    Polar Alignment

    Via Software Control (Polar Scope optional)

    Hand Controller

    Synscan (42,900+ Object Database)

    USB Interface

    Yes

    Autoguider Interface

    Yes

    DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Ports

    2

    Transmission

    135:1 Worm Drive + 36:12 Timing Belt Drive + 64 Micro-Step/1.8° Stepper Motor Drive

    Pier Tripod

    1.75" Stainless Steel Legs

    Counterweight Bar

    18mm Diameter, Length 162mm + 120mm Extension

    Dovetail Saddles

    2 x 45mm (Accepts Sky-Watcher/Vixen type Dovetail Bars)

    Payload Capacity

    15kg (EQ Mode) or 15kg+15kg (Alt-AZ Dual-Mode)

    Motors

    1.8° Hybrid Stepper Motors

    Power Requirement

    DC 11-16V 2A (Sky-Watcher 7Ah or 17Ah Power Tank Not included)

    Counterweights

    2 x 3.5kg

    Tripod Weight

    6.1kg

    Weight

    7.7kg (Excl. Tripod & Counterweights)

    Kit Content
    Skywatcher AZ-EQ6GT ALT-Azimuth/Equatorial Computerized GO-TO Mount
    Tripod
    User Operating Instructions Manual
    Manufacturers Warranty

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