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Skywatcher HEQ5 Pro SynScan – German GoTo Mount up to 14 kg


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The H-EQ5 Pro SynScan is a portable and powerful GoTo mount for advanced observation with automatic object positioning and for astrophotography through medium-sized telescopes.

For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized GO-TO system, the HEQ5 PRO SynScan is the answer. It is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user-friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park.

The hand control allows you to point the telescope at a specific object or even tour the skies at the touch of a button. The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,000+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.

Design: German equatorial mount
Payload: approx. 10 kg photographic, approx. 14 kg visual
GoTo: Yes
Menu navigation: English
Database: Over 42900 objects
Catalogs: Messier, NGC, C, SAO, Caldwell, double stars, variable, star names, planets, user defined
Correction speeds: 0.25x 0.50x 0.75x 1x for astrophotography
Tracking speeds: Sidereal, solar, lunar
Adjustment speeds: 4x, 8x, 32x, 64x and 800x (3.4° per second)
Positioning speed max.: 3.4° per second
Calibration: One-star, two-star and three-star calibration
PEC: Permanent PEC
Motors: Stepper motors, resolution 0.144″
Autoguider connection: ST-4 compatible
Power supply port: 11 – 15 V DC, 2 A, coaxial power connector, tip positive
Position accuracy: approx. 60 arc seconds
Diameter counterweight rod: 18 mm (length 215 mm, retractable)
Bubble level for levelling: Yes
Setting circles for positioning via celestial coordinates: Yes, made of metal
Polar finder scope: Yes
Tripod: Tripod with stainless steel legs
Tripod height: 97 cm to 121 cm, continuously adjustable
Weight of mount head: 10 kg
Weight tripod: 5.6 kg
Mount weight complete: approx. 30 kg (with counterweights)
Telescope connection: via GP style saddle plate

Additional information

Weight 10 kg

Computerised / GoTo, Equatorial


Astrophotography, Deep Sky, Moon – Planets, Solar Observation


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