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Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3

Product no.: 14980
Manufacturer: Skywatcher

$ 670.00

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This product is available in the following variants:
Type of build GoTo Language Price
EQ3 Pro SynScan English $ 1,010.00
EQ3-2 - $ 670.00
OTA - $ 396.00
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
Skywatcher Maksutov telescope MC 127/1500 SkyMax BD NEQ-3
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Product description:

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:

  • Tube with lens
  • viewfinder

The EQ3-2 mount:

This mount is a further development of the EQ-3 mount designed in white. It provides a stable base for most medium-sized optics and is ideal for exploring the night sky. Once you have aligned the parallactic mount with the Pole Star, you can easily sight on an object, adjust it in the field of view and track it using the flexible slow-motions. Fine adjustment is possible in both right ascension and declination. The polar elevation at the observing site can be set using the fine scale provided and adjusted perfectly by using two screws. Both polar finder and electric motors plus a control can be retrofitted to both axes: the EQ3-2 is suitable not only for visual observing, but also for getting started in astrophotography. With optional add-ons such as the motor kit or GoTo upgrade kit, long exposure astrophotography also becomes possible. With a little practice, you will soon be able to produce successful images of galaxies and nebulae.

Included with the mount:


  • mount with manual adjustment knobs
  • extra brace with eyepiece tray
  • suitable counterweights

This telescope comes complete with a light aluminium tripod, so the total weight of the telescope is lower than if a tubular steel tripod was used, making it easier to transport.

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