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    Skywatcher EQ8 Pro Synscan Heavy Duty Go To EQ Mount With Pier Tripod

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    Manufacturer Code: 20292/20293
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    Brand:  Skywatcher
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    Skywatcher EQ8 Pro Synscan Heavy Duty Go To EQ Mount With Pier Tripod

    Features - Skywatcher EQ8 Pro Synscan Heavy Duty Go To Equatorial Mount With Pier Tripod

    Heavy duty tripod for more stable and comfortable observations
    Great to use for clear and detailed astrophotography
    3.3° per second slewing speed
    Superb for astronomical and celestial observation
    Sidereal, solar and lunar tracking rates
    Auxiliary encoders are located on both the R.A. and DEC. axes
    Up to 8 groups of exposure times and frame combinations can be set on the Synscan handset
    Equipped with two home position sensors, working with the Synscan hand controller, the mount can be placed to the same home position after turning on the power
    Supplied with the Synscan Go-To handset and can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its extensive computer database
    Polar alignment can be done thorough software control or optional polarscope
    Equipped with a SNAP port which can control the shutter release of a camera
    Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double-Star, Variable Star, Named Star, and Planets data base

    Specification - Skywatcher EQ8 Pro Synscan Heavy Duty Go To Equatorial Mount With Pier Tripod

    Model EQ8 With Pier Tripod
    Tripod Pier Tripod
    Mount Type German Equatorial Mount
    Motors Hybrid Stepper Motor
    Hand Controller Synscan
    Object Database 42,900+ Objects
    Maximum Slewing Speed 3.3° per Second
    Power Requirement 11 to 16 Volts DC, 4A
    Azimuth Adjustment Range +/- 10°
    Dioptre Adjustment +/-4°
    Latitude Adjustment Range 10° to 65°
    Pointing Accuracy Up to 5 arc-minutes (RMS)
    PEC 100 Segments Permanent PEC
    Auto-Guiding Speeds 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x & 1x
    Tracking Rates Sidereal, Solar and Lunar Rates
    Resolution of Auxiliary Encoders 17624 Counts/Rev, approx 1.2 arc-minutes
    Polar Alignment By software control or optional Polar scope
    Resolution 11136000 Counts/Rev, approx 0.12 Arc-Second
    Transmission 435:1 Worm Drive + 64 Micro-Step/0.9° Stepper Motor
    Celestial Object Catalogue Messier, NGC, IC, SAO, Caldwell, Double-Star, Variable Star, Named Star, Planets
    Counterweight Rod 2.6kg
    Counterweights 2 x 10kg
    Payload Capacity (Ex. counterweights) 50kg
    Tripod Weight 29.4kg
    Mount Head Weight 25kg

    Kit Contents:
    Skywatcher EQ8 Pro Synscan Heavy Duty Go To Equatorial Mount With Pier Tripod
    Pier Tripod
    User Operating Instructions Manual
    Manufacturers Warranty

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