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Skywatcher Explorer 130 Reflector Telescope

Skywatcher Explorer 130 Reflector Telescope
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Our Price:  £206.00
List Price:  £225.00
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Part Number:  10922
Manufacturer:  Skywatcher

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NEXT DELIVERY MAY 2021 SORRY!


 WE ARE TAKING ORDERS EVEN THOUGH STOCKS ARE STILL VERY SHORT AND WE ARE SEEING LONG DELAYS ON MOST PRODUCTS. WE HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THE NEXT DELIVERY IS NOT UNTIL EARLY MAY DUE TO PROBLEMS IN CHINA AND NEW ORDERS MAY BE EVEN LONGER, SORRY. PLEASE EMAIL US AND WE WILL GET BACK TO YOU WITH AN EXPECTED DELIVERY DATE ON ANY OF THE PRODUCTS EVEN IF IT IS MARKED OUT OF STOCK.

We will come back to you as soon as we check with the warehouse (During working hours), or call us on 01483 756601

Email: enquiries@harpersphoto.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE THAT EXPECTED DELIVERY DATE DOES NOT MEAN THAT SOCK WILL BE AVAILABLE. IT MAY HAVE ALREADY SOLD OUT BEFORE ARRIVAL SO PRE-ORDERING IS ADVISED.



     

"Our first test on the Sky-Watcher Explorer-130 was to check the collimation of the mirrors, which we found were well aligned. This scope has one of the largest mirrors in its price range, which is a great asset because it means it can gather more light...Optically, the quality of the field of view while studying the star Altair was very good using the supplied 25mm eyepiece. The star remained sharp across 80 per cent of the view, with only slight distortion close to the field edges….Taking everything into account, this telescope made observing the night sky enjoyable and relatively hassle free….great views coupled with ease of use."
BBC Sky At Night Magazine

The award-winning Sky-Watcher EXPLORER-130 is a fantastic choice for the serious beginner and also receives high marks from more seasoned astronomers. With an extremely useful 130mm of light gathering aperture, this telescope is a highly capable all-rounder for the observation of the Moon, bright planets, nebulae, galaxies and star clusters. Supplied with the EQ2 equatorial mount, which when polar aligned, will allow you to easily track objects as they move across the night sky via its slow motion control cables.
  • Magnifications (with optics supplied): x36, x72, x90, x180
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • Telescope Focal Lengh: 900mm (f/6.92)
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • x2 Barlow Lens
  • Red Dot Finder
  • EQ2 Equatorial Mount
  • Aluminium Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
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SKY-WATCHER DELUXE MIRROR COATINGS
Most reflectors today usually have a coat of aluminium as the mirror surface and then an overcoat of silicon monoxide or silicon dioxide to protect it. Silicon dioxide produces a much more durable coat than silicon monoxide but requires specialized equipment to apply it and is therefore more expensive. Protection is needed, because in most reflectors, the mirror is open to the elements and deterioration of the reflective layer reduces the resolution of the telescope.ALL Sky-Watcher reflectors are Multi-Coated with Silicon Dioxide as standard for Optimum Durability and Long Term Performance.

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