Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan GoTo Equatorial Mount

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Model
20886
Brand
Sky-Watcher
Mount Type
Computerised Equatorial Mount
Description

Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan GOTO Equatorial Mount now comes with upgraded dual-saddle for both Vixen and Losmandy type saddles.

Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan GOTO Equatorial Mount is designed for amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerised GOTO system.

The Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SynScan 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.

The HEQ5 PRO SynScantm also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate.

  • Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute
  • Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
  • Stepper motors with 1.8°  step angle and 64 micro steps driven
  • Slewing speed up to 3.4° /sec (800X)
  • Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography
  • Power Supply Required - not supplied Guiding speed selectable from 0.25x, 0.50x, 0.75x, or 1x
  • Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues
  • dual-saddle for both Vixen and Losmandy type saddles
  • Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.

Also available with Rowan Engineering Belt Mod Kit (pre-installed or self-installation) which reduces the spur gear errors and tracking errors. Please note the installation could add 2-3 day to the delivery.

"The Three-star alignment accurately corrects for cone error and subsequent GO-TO accuracy was impressive."

BBC Sky At Night Magazine

"I like these mounts, they are solid, well thought out and work quietly and effectively"

Astronomy Now Magazine

Specifications

Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation. Stepper motors with 1.8_ step angle and 64 micro steps driven. Slewing speed up to 3.4_/sec (800X). Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography. Power Supply Required - not supplied Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X. Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.

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Review for HEQ5 Mount in Sky at Night Magazine
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