SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro Dual Head

SkyWatcher HEQ5 Pro Dual Head

SKU: SWHEQ5PRO-DUAL
$1,699.00

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The SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Dual Saddle Go-To Mount represents the ultimate evolution of the EQ5 mount. With a mount head weight of 10 kg this professional mount is ideal to be carried anywhere in search of dark skies and solar eclipses. The integrated bubble level and the adjustable tripod legs make the levelling easy, the azimuth and altitude axis can be fine adjusted for a precise polar alignment. On top of that, the included polar scope included allows an extremely precise polar alignment that helps to drastically improve the quality of tracking, especially for astrophotography.

The exceptional SynScan Go-To system allows full control of both R.A. and Dec. axes with 9 slew speeds and 5 arcminute pointing precision, allowing you to quickly and accurately locate objects across the night sky. The Go-To system can automatically slew the telescope on command toward planets, stars, nebulae, galaxies, clusters and much more. The SynScan has 42,900 memorised celestial objects for an amazing journey in the night sky. The Deep Sky Tour function suggests a list of the most interesting deep sky objects currently visible, so even the novice astronomer can easily observe faint objects at the touch of a button.
The HEQ5 Pro is designed for astrophotography featuring an auto-guide port and compatibility with computer control software. The 10kg payload capacity will handle telescopes of medium dimension such as 200mm reflectors or 150mm refractors.

SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Dual Features

Easy-to-control heavy-duty mount
Now with Dual Saddle
Go-To German Equatorial Mount with SynScan
Ideal for astrophotography
Adjustable steel tripod with an accessory tray
Fine adjustments of latitude and azimuth for precise polar alignment
Bubble level for perfect levelling
Aluminium setting circle dials allow for quick target acquisition via celestial coordinates
Worm gear tracking controls provide full 360° manipulation of the RA and DEC axis
V style telescope connection
Minimal vibrations
5 Years Sky-Watcher Limited Warranty

SynScan Features:

Database with 42,900+ objects
Messier, Caldwell, NGC, IC & SAO catalogues, Named Stars, Double Stars, Variable Stars, Named Stars
One, Two and Three Stars or Brightest Star Alignment
Autoguiding feature for astrophotography
Pointing Accuracy Enhancement feature (PAE)
Permanent Periodic Error Correction (PPEC)
Unknown Object Identification feature
Pointing accuracy up to 5 arc min
Tracking rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Slewing speeds: 1x, 2x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x (3.4°/sec)
Motor type: DC Servo Motors

In The Box:

SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Dual Mount
Dual Telescope Saddle
Steel Tripod
Accessory Tray
Integrated Counterweight Bar
Polar scope (South and North Hemispheres)
SynScan Hand Controller and Cable
Counterweights
Power Supply Cord (Lighter Plug)
User Manual

Specifications
Model Number SWHEQ5PRO-DUAL
Mount Type German Equatorial Go-To
Tripod Material Steel
Telescope Mounting Dual Saddle
Payload 10kg
Mount Head Weight 10kg
Tripod Weight 5kg
Tripod Height 185-121cm
Counterweight Bar Diam. 18mm
Counterweight Bar Length 21.5cm
Power Supply DC 12~16V – 3A
Pointing Accuracy up to 5 arc. min.
Slewing Speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
Guiding Speed 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
Motors Resolution 0.144 Arc. Sec.
Power Requirement 12 to 15V – 2A

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New SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Dual Saddle Mount

Uses standard Vixen Style V Dovetail Bars

Also uses Losmandy Style D Dovetail Bars for better stability

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