• Sky-Watcher Explorer-150PDS (OTA) telescope

The new Skywatcher Explorer 250PDS offers to essential advantages for astro photography: A 2" Crayford focuser with 1:10 dual speed transmission and enough back focus for nearly every camera on the market. Of course the system is diffraction-limited and has a parabolic main mirror.

The Explorer-250PDS advantages:

-- diffraction-limited and parabolized optical system for sharp and contrasty imaging / observation
-- 2" Crayford focuser with 1:10 dual speed transmission - ideal for astro photograpy
-- solid metal tube
-- enough back focus for all common astro cameras

Focuser detail:

Skywatcher Dual Speed Crayford Auszug

The new 2" focuser offers precise focusing ability for tack-sharp astro photos. The mechanical stiffness is very good. Even cameras with 2kgs of weight are held solidly. A 1.25" reducer is included.

Technical details:
-- Aperture: 254 mm
-- Focal length: 1200 mm
-- Photographic speed: f/4.7
-- Main mirror: parabolic, diffraction limited
-- Secondary mirror size: 63 mm (minor axis)
-- Secondary spider vanes: 0.5 mm ultra thin vanes for less diffraction spikes
-- weight 14.5 kg with rings and dovetail bar holder

Scope of delivery:
-- OTA with clampshells and 9x50 viewfinder
-- Prism rail
-- 28 mm LET eyepiece 

Type: Reflector
Type of build: Parabolic Newtonian
Aperture (mm): 150
Aperture ratio: f/5
Magnifications (Eyepieces included): 30 x
Focal length (mm): 750
Max. useful magnification: 300 x
Light gathering capacity: 459 x
Resolving capacity: 0.77
Limiting stellar magnitude (mag): 12.7
Connection ( to eyepiece): 2" or 1,25"
Included accessories
Finderscope: 6 x 30
1.25'' star diagonal: 25 mm

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Sky-Watcher Explorer-150PDS (OTA) telescope

  • Brand: SkyWatcher
  • Product Code: 10218
  • Availability: In Stock
  • 330.00€
  • 290.00€

  • Ex Tax: 239.67€

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