The SkyWatcher 80ED Refractor Telescope is a modestly wide-field telescope that offering bright & wide sky in a single view. Without diffraction pattern interference as caused with Newtonian Telescope, this SkyWatcher ED Apochromatic Refractor able to deliver dramatic coal-black skies, high contrast planetary view and deep sky phenomenon.
By using the premium Schott Glass, an FPL-53 ED Glass element and the state of the art multi-coating, SkyWatcher ED Doublet APO are free from the unfocused violet light (Chromatic Aberration), so the view of bright stars and solar system will come with lesser refractors. Light Baffled Optical System Contrast-enhancing internal light baffles in the tube and focuser drawtube and a specially darkened tube interior to provide dark sky backgrounds and high terrestrial contrast.
A Simple and yet Multi-Purpose Mount
SkyWatcher Star Discovery Mount is designed to be a simple mount, aims to help beginners to discover the dark sky efficiently and eventually become a tool that able to fulfill your passion toward Astronomy. To be a multi-purpose Mount,
Star Discovery Mount
is not only designed to drive a telescope, it is also a platform for cameras and video recorders. Perfect for lightweight astrophotography, time lapse photography, wide view and panorama photography, video panning and many more activities. Come with more on both axes, the SkyWatcher Star Discovery Mount can be driven point to point accurately in no time and able to pinpoint any celestial object. Any night sky object will be in the center of the field of view in no time or frame the specific scene exactly as you like with your camera.
This Star Discovery Mount is upgradeable by the latest SynScan Ver. 4 GOTO Handset. This handset allows you to drive the your mount to any celestial object selected from its huge 42,000+ database, including Messier, IC, NGC and Caldwell Catalogs, Planets, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Star and even Astronomer Defined objects like new comets.
In the Box:
|Recommended Usage||Astrophotography, Viewing Nebulae, Viewing the Moon|
|User Level||For the Hobbyist|