Skywatcher AZ-EQ6GT Computerized GoTo Mount

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SKYWATCHER AZ-EQ6GT 

ALT-AZIMUTH/EQUATORIAL COMPUTERISED GO-TO MOUNT & TRIPOD 


The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6GT is an exciting evolutionary development of the hugely successful NEQ6 PRO.

The AZ-EQ6GT is a dual purpose, fully functional computerised heavy-duty Go-To/Tracking astronomical mount in both Alt-Azimuth (AZ) and Equatorial (EQ) modes.

Supplied with a Synscan handset with dual AZ/EQ firmware, it can automatically find and track over 42,900 celestial objects from its database.

In EQ mode, the AZ-EQ6GT is designed for either visual use or precise astro-imaging. In AZ mode, it is primarily intended for visual use, and in this mode, two telescopes can be mounted simultaneously in parallel.

A great feature of the AZ-EQ6GT is the patented dual-encoder technology. This allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without the mount losing its positional information. This gives the user enormous freedom, convenience and flexibility during observational sessions. 

The Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6GT.....a new legend is born!!

Note: Two 5kg Counterweights supplied, not four as shown in main picture
 

 

 

SPECIFICATION 

Payload Capacity: 25kg (EQ and AZ modes)

Tracking Accuracy: 0.1436 arc second

Go-To Capability: EQ and AZ modes

Synscan Handset Database: over 42,900 celestial objects

Tracking Speed: sidereal, solar & lunar rates

Tracking Mode: EQ or AZ, dual or single axis

PEC control in EQ mode

Autoguider Port : Yes

DSLR Electronic Shutter Release Port : Yes

Motor Type: DC12V stepper motors

Patented Dual-Encoder design allows manual movement without losing positional information

Polar alignment: via software control or 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

Tripod: 2” Stainless Steel

Counterweights supplied: 2 x 5kg

Counterweight Bar: 25mm Diameter

Mount Body Weight: 15.4kg, Tripod Weight: 7.5kg

Power requirement: 12V DC 3A (Sky-Watcher 17Ah Power Tank recommended)


Note: Two 5kg Counterweights supplied, not four as shown in main picture

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