For amateur astronomers seeking superior equatorial control and the ease of a precision computerized telescope system, the EQ6 SkyScan is your answer. The Sky-Watcher EQ6 SkyScan is designed with the novice user in mind. With the user friendly pushbutton hand control, locating and viewing the treasures of the night sky becomes as easy as a walk in the park. The EQ6 SkyScan also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate.
Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation
Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven
Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X)
AutoGuider Interface for astro-photography
Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X
Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues
Polarscope illuminator for easy use of the polarscope
Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography
Power Supply: 12 VDC 2Amp (Tip positive)
Motor Type: Microstep driven 1.8° stepper motors
Resolution: 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.) revised!
Slew Speeds: 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X Gear Ratio: 705
Tracking Rate: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Modes: R.A. Tracking revised!
Alignment Methods: One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment
Database: 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 13,436 objects.
12V D.C. Power Supply required - not supplied Delivery contents
With this set, you turn your standard EQ-6 into a fully functional GoTo mount
- V.3 SynScan Flash Upgradeable GO-TO handset
- 2 x Stepper Motors for DEC and R.A. Drives
- Replacement Control Panel / Motor Board
- Hand Control Cable
- Cable Clamp
- Hand Control Holder