Lovely high quality optics Maksutov Cassegrain (127mm) 5-inch Optical Tube assembly
If you are looking for the benefits of long focal length, sealed Cassegrain optics in a highly portable package then you'll find SkyWatcher's Black Diamond series MAK 127 just the ticket. Beautifully finished in metallic black and white, this telescope fits conveniently to any popular dovetail style mount and boasts superb optics - and extremely solid construction. Rides perfectly on an optional HEQ5 equatorial mount and will fit neatly in to the corner of any room.
Using high performance Schott optical glass, it presents outstanding rich contrast planetary and lunar views along with stunning close up encounters of deepsky objects. Perfect for splitting close binary stars.
Aperture: 127mm fully multi-coated mirror
Central Obstruction: 30%
Focal Length: 1500mm f/11.8
Highest Practical Power 354x
Tube Weight with accessories 5.6 kg
-Finderscope: 6x30mm with mounting bracket
-2-inch Star diagonal
-2inch 28mm eyepiece
-2-inch visual back with 1.25-inch step down adaptor
-Dovetail Mounting bar for immediate attachment to popular SkyWatcher equatorial mounts likethe HEQ5 or EQ6
RECOMMENDED ADDITIONAL ACCESSORIES
For wide field viewing of clusters nebulae etc we recommend the Vixen LVW22.