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SkyWatcher Explorer 130P SynScan AZ GOTO 130mm F/650 Newtonian Reflector Telescope

SkyWatcher Explorer 130P SynScan AZ GOTO 130mm F/650 Newtonian Reflector Telescope

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5.1" 130mm diametre F/650mm Computerised Newtonian Reflector Telescope

with SysncanTM AZ GO-TO computerised telescope mount

FREE DELIVERY TO U.K. MAINLAND (surcharge may apply to distant areas, e.g. Scottish Highlands)!

The exciting new Sky-Watcher SynScan™ Alt-Azimuth GoTo Mount is a precision engineered instrument that will allow you to easily find and enjoy viewing night sky treasures, such as Planets, Nebulae, Star Clusters, Galaxies and much more. The SynScan™ AZ hand control allows you point your telescope at a specific object, or even tour the night sky at the touch of a button!! The user-friendly menu system allows automatic slewing to over 42,900+ objects. Even an inexperienced astronomer can master its variety of features in a few observing sessions.

Combined with the Explorer-130P OTA's proven high quality, this Superb Package is all you need to Explore the Universe to your Heart’s Content!!!

Main Features:

  • SynScan™ Database: Total 42,900+ Objects, including Complete M, NGC, IC & SAO Catalogues
  • Alignment Method: Two-star or Brightest star alignment
  • Pointing Accuracy Enhancement (PAE) feature
  • Unknown Object Indentification feature
  • Pointing Accuracy up to 10 arc min
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
  • Slewing Speeds: 1.0x, 2.0x, 16x, 32x, 64x, 128x, 400x, 500x, 600x, 800x
  • Quiet Operation
  • Tracking Mode: Dual Axis Tracking
  • Motor Type & Resolution: DC Servo Motors. Resolution 0.8923 arc sec or 1,452,425 steps/rev
  • SynScan Handset Firmware upgradeable via the Internet
  • PC Compatible: can be used with popular Planetarium Software.
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)

EXPLORER-130P Newtonian Reflector Telescope Optical Tube


Fantastic performance from this highly capable all-rounder. Its precision Parabolic primary mirror captures 30% more precious starlight than a 114mm reflector for bright, sharp, contrasty views of a wide range of night sky objects.  Now supplied as standard with 2x Barlow Lens!


  • Magnifications (with eyepieces supplied): x26, x52, x65 and x130
  • Highest Practical Power (Potential): x260
  • Diameter of Primary Mirror: 130mm
  • 30% more Light Gathering than 114mm
  • Telescope Focal Length: 650mm (f/5)
  • 2x Deluxe Barlow Lens (1.25") with camera adapter
  • Eyepieces Supplied (1.25"): 10mm & 25mm
  • Parabolic Primary Mirror
  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports
  • 2” Rack & Pinion Focuser with 1.25” adaptor
  • 6x30 Finderscope
  • SynScan™ AZ GoTo Computerised Alt-Azimuth HD Go-To Mount
  • Stainless Steel Tripod with Accessory Tray
  • Power Requirement: 12v DC 1Amp Power Supply (Tip Positive) or AA Batteries (not supplied)

"I was most impressed by the views revealed by the ‘scope during tests….Despite a phase of nearly 96 percent, the waxing gibbous Moon revealed a seemingly inexhaustible amount of fine detail"
Astronomy Now Magazine


"Its sharp optics and relatively small central obstruction ensure s that it delivers bright, diffraction-limited images….can view a true field in excess of 2°….will give you memorable views of the Moon and bright planets…In short, it’s a great all-rounder in its class"
Ade Ashford, www.scopetest.com




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Shipping info;

1 box: 12kg, 100x44x25cm (volumetric weight: 22kg)

Volumetric weight is used for international shipments or special locations (Scottish Isles, NI, Channel Islands etc)

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