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Saxon Velocity 1309EQ2 Reflector Telescope with MD System

- Excellent night sky views with 130mm aperture
- Easy focusing with 6x24 finderscope
- Good for viewing at high and low magnifications
- Strong and stable Aluminium tripod base
- Stable viewing with EQ2 German Equatorial Mount
- Viewing made easier with motor drive feature
- Convenient accessory tray included
- 2 eyepieces for varied magnifications (10mm & 25mm)
SKU: SXN-222313
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Regular Price: $429.95

Sale Price $419.95

Retail Price $475.00

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Description

The Saxon 1309EQMS is a High Powered Newtonian Reflector Telescope. It is excellent for observing the moon, solar system, planets and a wide range of astronomical objects.

It is definitely a more powerful reflector telescope for the advanced beginner astronomic viewer. It comes with an aluminised and overcoated 5.2" mirror as well as a motor drive. It's 130mm primary mirror collects 30% more light than the 114mm telescope, resulting in better resolution and brighter images.

The Saxon 1309EQMS Newtonian Reflector Telescope comes with a 3 year Warranty.

*Please note, the image through all finder scopes will be upside down.

Saxon 1309EQMS Newtonian Reflector Telescope Features:
- Excellent night sky views with 130mm aperture
- Easy focusing with 6x24 finderscope
- Good for viewing at high and low magnifications
- Strong and stable Aluminium tripod base
- Stable viewing with EQ2 German Equatorial Mount
- Viewing made easier with motor drive feature
- Convenient accessory tray included
- 2 eyepieces for varied magnifications (10mm & 25mm)

Included In The Box
- (1x) Saxon 1309EQ2MS Telescope
- (1x) 6x24 Finderscope
- (2x) Quality Super 1.25" eyepieces (10mm & 25mm)
- (1x) Strong Aluminium tripod and accessory tray
- (1x) Bonus: 1.5X Erecting Eyepiece
- (1x) Motor Drive
- (1x) Hand Controller
- (1x) Battery Case and Cable
- (1x) Set of Tools
- (1x) Instructions/Assembly Manual
- (1x) Colour printed Moon & Solar System Chart
- (1x) Astronomical CD-ROM

Specification

Additional Info

Specifications
Optical Design Newtonian (Parabolic)
Lens Material
Diameter 130mm
Focal Length 900mm
Scondary Mirror Diameter
F/ratio F/7
Highest Practical Power 307x
Finderscope 6x24 Finder
Focuser diameter 1.25”
Diagonal N/A
Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Super 25, & Super 10
Mount Type Equatorial
Slow-motion Control RA & DEC
Counterweight(s) 4.5 Kgs
Piggyback Bracket Yes
Accessory Tray Large Wall-to-wall
Ground Board Diameter N/A
Ground Board Weight(s) N/A
Motor Drive Single Axis (Optional)
Go-to N/A
Tube Weight 9.75Kgs
Tube Dimension(dia. x length) 18cm x 83cm
Tripod Height 67cm-119cm
Shipping Weight 16Kgs
Shipping Carton Dimensions 90 x 30 x 26 cm3
Manufacturer Saxon
Recommended Usage Viewing Galaxies/Stars, Viewing Nebulae, Viewing the Moon, Viewing the Planets
User Level For the Beginner

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Fantastic beginners scope. I have always been fascinated by the moon as it appears to emit light rather than reflect it. I decided on a Telescope rather than Night observation Binoculars. I allowed a budget of under $500 and was very surprised with the quality of the viewing the Saxon Velocity provides. Assembly was very easy, and portability is no problem being super light. The Tripod feels rigid when tightened by hand, also the motorised drive unit which rotates and pivots the telescope makes for a very nice feature . Value for money and very good viewing clarity.
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Pros: light, easy to carry, portability, Good price, Cheap, great first telescope, adjustments, quality +++


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i brought it for my son for Christmas & im sure he will get many of years fun & use with it.
he finds it easy to use and operate.

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Despite living in country SA, shipped overnight!

Tripod is good quality, and i have no problem transporting/moving it.
Assembly instructions were a bit thin, but it all came together beautifully.

As a first telescope, it was fantastic value for money, and the crisp images it generates means every spare evening is spent sky gazing!

Highly recommended, thanks ozscopes!

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Pros: price, Accurate, user friendly, great first telescope


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FAQ

Q:
When referring to a Finderscope, what does "6x24" mean?
A:
The finder scope is what you use to see exactly where the telescope is looking. The numbers refer to the strength of the magnification. 6x means looking through the telescope the image will be 6 times closer than what you see with an unaided human eye The number after the X refers to the size of the lens. So x24 mean that the lens is 24mm in diameter (the larger the lens the more light is let it=better for low light/no light viewing)
Q:
What is warranty for this telescope?
A:
The warranty on the Saxon F1309EQMS telescope is 3 years.
Q:
I live in Auckland,NZ, could we do business? what would shipping costs be on a SAXON F1309EQMS?
A:
Unfortunately, we don't ship any of our products outside of Australia.
Q:
Can you please indicate what the description given "wide range of astronomical objects" actually refers to?
A:
By "wide range of astronomical objects" it refers to viewing the galaxies, stars, nebulae, moon and planets, rather than just the moon and planets, as some telescopes with smaller apertures would only be able to do. At 130mm aperture the Saxon F1309EQMS would be able to view planets, stars, and nebulae better.

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