The optics MC 127/1500:
This telescope is already a very compact and powerful telescope for planetary and deep sky observations. Its 127mm aperture Maksutov Cassegrain optics can collect approximately twice as much light as a 90mm telescope. Although the overall length of the tube was maintained at just 33cm, it has its design on a focal length of 1540mm. This enables a high-contrast planetary observation and many recognizable details. Even the most deep-sky observations are possible. The light gathering ability is at 329x of a dark adapted eye with 7mm. As a spotting scope for nature watching, the look offers a suitable alternative for low price. There are many adaptations for nature photography available. At 1540mm focal length for example there can be bird photography in low-cost operating area. An integrated T-2 threads makes it quite easy to connect an SLR camera. Of course you can make for example moon shots. The sharpness can be adjusted with a side knob. This moves the primary mirror in the front or rear direction. This mechanism enables a large area for the focus and offers a variety of adaptation possibilities. The external appearance is a real gem: It impresses with its elegant design, tube and finderscope shimmer in an aesthetic black tone.
The advantages at a glance:
- Compact optics with long focal length and 127mm aperture
- Camera tripod thread connection 1 / 4''
- High-contrast image
- 1.25''connection with T-2 thread
- Even nature observation and photography possible
Delivery of the optics includes:
The NEQ-3 Pro GoTo mount:
This mount is a further development of the EQ-3 Pro in a white design. It provides a solid platform for most medium-sized telescopes and is excellent for exploring the night sky. The polar elevation at the observing site can be set using the fine scale provided and adjusted perfectly by using two screws. A polar finder can be retrofitted. Fully equipped with motors in both axes and a SynScan hand control box to give you a complete GoTo mount: the NEQ-3 is suitable not only for visual observing, but also for getting started in astrophotography. With a little practice, you will soon be able to produce successful images of galaxies and nebulae.
Included with the mount:
- NEQ-3 Pro GoTo mount
- SynScan hand control box
- suitable counterweights
- aluminium tripod
- additional brace with eyepiece rack
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- We are always very happy to offer our assistance after your purchase, should you encounter any problems with your telescope’s setup or operation.
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