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Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GOTO Mount With Steel Tripod

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  • Dual Mode : Alt-AZ & Equatorial Mode
  • Freedom Find™ Tracking
  • Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
  • Motor Controller With High Torque and Accuracy
  • Capable to Mount 2 OTAs
  • Polar Alignment with Polar Scope
  • SkyWatcher 5 Years Limited Warranty
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    Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GOTO Mount With Steel Tripod

    Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 is a highly successful Mount from SkyWatcher. It is a hybrid mount with Alt-Azimuth capability for general terrestrial use and Equatorial capability for astrophotography use, also able to to carry heavy duty photographic equipments for professional shooting and video recording. Together with supplied SynScan handset with Dual AZ & EQ Firmware, it can automatically track up to 42,900+ Celestial object from its database.

    Freedom Find™
    SkyWatcher patented Freedom Find is a technology which allows telescope to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information. After moving to a new object, the telescope will automatically begin to track the new object accurately. No re-setup is required in one observing session. If the user wants to operate the mount with the SynScan hand control again, all that is needed to be done is to re-lock the clutches. This feature can be enabled or disabled on the SynScan hand controller.

    Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
    After a proper PEC training routine where data stored in the motor controller permanently, user can start PEC at any time to improve the tracking performance for short focal length astrophotography. A training process is not required in the next observing session (assuming that the polar alignment is always accurate), thus this is a Permanent PEC. A user can train the mount with manual guiding or auto-guiding.

    AZ-EQ6 Includes:
  • Two Dual-fit Saddles
  • Driving Resolution: Apprx. 0.14 arc second
  • DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Port
  • Autoguider Port
  • PPEC control in EQ mode
  • Polar Alignment via Supplied Polar Scope
  • Alignment methods: 1, 2, or 3 Star Alignment (EQ) / Brightest Star or 2 Star Alignment (AZ)
  • Telescope Connection: 2 x Dual-Fit Saddle Plates Supplied Accepting 45mm & 75mm Dovetail Bars
  • RA/DEC Worm Gears: D=92.5mm, 180 Teeth, Brass
  • RA/DEC Axes: D=40mm, Steel
  • Latitude Adjustment Range: 10o to 70o, 90o
  • Azimuth Adjustment Range: About ± 9o

  • Specification

    Additional Info

    Mount Type Dual Mode : AZ/EQ
    Counter Weight 2 x 5kg
    Accessory Tray Large Wall to Wall
    Motor Drive 1.8º Hybrid Stepper Motor
    GoTo SynScan hand controller
    Tripod Height 127cm
    Tripod Weight 7.5kg. 2" Steel Tripod
    Power Supply DC11-16v 4A
    Payload Capacity 20kg (Counterweight excluded)
    Tracking Modes EQ / AZ Mode
    Tracking Rates Sidereal / Solar Rate / Lunar rate
    Slewing Speed Up to 4.2°/sec (800x)
    Guiding Speed From 0.125x, 0.25x, 0.5x, 0.75x, 1x
    Manufacturer SkyWatcher



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