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Saxon Pioneer 120/600 EQ5 Refractor Telescope

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  • Well sized 120mm aperture for increased light capacity!
  • High contrast, crisp image and greater optic clarity with Multi-coated achromatic lens
  • Larger 9x50 finderscope for easier locating of sky objects
  • Captures 38% more light than 102mm model
  • Easy and painless set up
  • Ideal for high-power study of the moon and planets
  • SKU: SXN-215107
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    Retail Price $1,199.00

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    Description

    The Saxon 1206EQ5 Refractor Telescope is a fantastic, quality scope from Saxon that comes with a 3 year Australian warranty. With its 120mm aperture (objective lens diameter) size, it'll give you bright, clear views with the ability to see moderately far into the celestial skies - perfect for every amateur to hobbyist astronomer!

    It's 600mm focal length allows for a 24x and 60x magnification ratio with its two supplied eyepieces, the 25mm and 10mm respectively. Its deluxe EQ5 equatorial mount also allows for easy, convenient tracking of celestial objects in their orbit as well as precise control of your astronomy telescope as well! It accepts both 1.25" and 2" eyepieces, expanding the range of available eyepieces for your convenience - the larger your collection, the more diverse your viewing ability!

    The Saxon 1206EQ5 Refractor Telescope comes supplied with an aluminium tripod, and its refractor (uses lenses) technology allows this scope to be ideal for astrophotography - read more about our guides to astrophotography here and here. Its short focal length - of 600mm focal length (f/5). 5" made with multi-coated achromatic objective lenses - allows for a fast f-ratio, increasing your ability to get stunning pictures of the night sky!

    Similar to the popular 80mm f/5 refractor, this larger aperture model has more light collecting power at the same focal ratio and accepts 2" diagonals for awesome wide field views, while only a small amount of possible chromatic aberration and weight. Weighing about 4.5 kg the optical tube assembly is readily carried and with a compressed length of approximately 59.5 cm, it is easily transported.

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

    Saxon 1206EQ5 Refractor Telescope Features::
    - Well sized 120mm aperture for increased light capacity!
    - High contrast, crisp image and greater optic clarity with Multi-coated achromatic lens
    - Larger 9x50 finderscope for easier locating of sky objects
    - Captures 38% more light than 102mm model
    - Easy and painless set up
    - Ideal for high-power study of the moon and planets

    Specification

    Additional Info

    Specifications Specifications
    Optical Design Achromatic Refractor
    Lens Material
    Diameter 120mm
    Focal Length 600mm
    Scondary Mirror Diameter n/a
    F/ratio F/5
    Highest Practical Power 180x
    Faintest Steller Magnitude  
    Resoving Power  
    Finderscope 6x30 Finder
    Focuser diameter 2” with 1.25” adapter
    Diagonal 1.25” 90º Star Diagonal
    Eyepiece(s) 1.25” Super 25 and Super 10
    Mount Type Equatorial
    Slow-motion Control Vertical & Horizontal
    Counterweight(s) 5.2 kg (2 pcs)
    Piggyback Bracket Yes
    Accessory Tray Wall-to-wall
    Ground Board Diameter n/a
    Ground Board Weight(s) n/a
    Motor Drive n/a
    Go-to n/a
    Tube Weight 4.5 Kgs
    Tube Dimension(dia. x length) 12cm x 59.5cm
    Tripod Height 71-123cm
    Shipping Weight 16.2Kgs
    Shipping Carton Dimensions 96.5 x 45 x 26 cm3
    Ideal For Astrophotography, Planetary Observation User Level For Beginners Telescope Type Refractor Aperture Size 120mm Focal Length 600mm Focal Ratio f/5 Highest Practical Magnification 240x Finderscope 6x30 Eyepieces Super 10 & 25mm Mount Type Equatorial Mount Tripod Aluminium Warranty 5 Years Limited Warranty

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    Q:
    What are the best eyepieces for the Saxon 1206EQ5 Refractor Telescope?
    A:
    It really does depend on what sort of magnification you are after. If you were after the strongest possible magnification that can be achieved from your telescope, I would highly recommend either a 4mm or 6mm eyepiece. If you were after a Wide-angle eyepiece or a lower magnification, I would recommend a 25 or 40mm eyepiece. A list of Eyepieces we carry in stock can be found here (http://www.ozscopes.com.au/accessories/eyepieces)

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