Sky-Watcher 102/1000 is a perfect choice for beginners who want to get familiar with celestial objects. With 1000 mm of aperture and long focal ratio, this telescope is excellent for observing moon and planets and also good at Deep-Sky Objects (DSOs). It has a 6x30 finderscope for locating objects easily.
Multi-coated achromatic objective lens develops the quality of pictures. Its objective-lens cells are also adjustable.
AZ4 Alt-azimuth mount features separate clutches on both the Altitude and Azimuth axes and a panning arm, which can be fixed in two separate positions. The movements are buttery-smooth and telescope can be manipulated with effortless precision.
Sky-Watcher BK1021 telescope tube is attached to the mount via a standard Sky-Watcher dovetail bar. Also supplied with this mount is an L-bracket which allows the easy attachment of a spotting scope or camera. It has 1.75” stainless steel legs for maximum strength and stability.
|Area of application||Moon & Planets, , Nature Observation, Nebulae & Galaxies, Sun (only with suitable solar filter)|
|Focal length (mm)||1000|
|Resolving Power (theoretical)||1.37 arc sec|
|Magnitude limit (theoretical)||12|
|Light gathering capacity (in relation to human eye)||213x|
|Tube length (mm)||94.3 cm|
|Tube weight (kg)||3.48 kg|
|Type of build||Rack-and-pinion|
|Connection barrel||2” (with 1.25” adapter)|
|Diagonal Type||2", 90° (with 1.25" adapter)|
|Type of build||Alt-Az|
|Payload capacity (kg)||6.8 kg|
|1.25'' eyepieces||Super -10, 25 mm|
|Other accessories||Dew cap/Sunshade, Accessory tray|
|Package dimensions||139 cm x 23 cm x 27 cm (tube), 125 cm x 23 cm x 22 cm (mount & tripod)|
|Package weight||18 (total)|
|(Mountings & accessories)||-|
|Max. load capacity (kg)||8|
|Fitting for prism rail||Yes|
|Max. tripod height (cm)||121|