IDEAL GRAB-AND-GO SCOPE - A PERFECT LIFESTYLE GIFT!
The Heritage-114P with its superb parabolic mirror provides excellent all-round performance for the observation of the Moon and planets and Deep-Sky objects.
The Virtuosoâ„¢ mount provides a stable platform and will track night sky objects automatically once located. The telescope can be slewed automatically in both axes, at five different speeds, via the mountâ€™s electronic keypad.
A great feature of the Virtuosoâ„¢ is the patented Freedom-Findâ„¢ dual-encoder technology which also allows the telescope to be moved manually in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information, giving the user enormous convenience and flexibility during observing sessions.
Furthermore, the Virtuosoâ„¢ mount can be upgraded to GoTo by purchasing a Synscanâ„¢ AZ GoTo handset and cable, allowing 42,900+ night sky objects to be automatically found from its extensive database.
As well as its superb astronomical functionality, the Virtuosoâ„¢ mount has a lot of other clever features for photography (camera not included):
- Camera Cruising: Take photographs automatically with your DSLR at up to 6 preset positions. The mount will stop at each predetermined position and automatically trigger the cameraâ€™s shutter release. (Canon-D electronic shutter release cable supplied but other Skywatcher cables are readily available)
- Video Cruising/Time Lapse Photography: The mount can automatically move your video camera through up to 6 preset positions without any pause. Up to 5 speeds can be selected in this mode (see below)
- Panoramic/Matrix Photography: The mount can control a DSLR camera to take long distance panoramas up to 360°.
|Type of build:||Parabolic Newtonian|
|Focal length (mm):||500|
|Max. useful magnification:||228 x|
|Light gathering capacity:||270 x|
|Limiting stellar magnitude (mag):||12.1|
|Tracking speed:||2000 - 400 - 64 - 16 - 8|
|Area of application|
|Moon & planets:||Yes|
|Nebula & galaxies||Yes|
|Sun:||No (only with appropriate Sun filter)|
|Eyepieces (1.25''):||10 mm, 25 mm|
|Finderscope:||Red dot finder|
SkyWatcher Heritage 114P Virtuoso DOB telescope
- Brand: SkyWatcher
- Product Code: 10240
- Availability: In Stock
- Ex Tax: 202.48€