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Skywatcher 1021EQ3 - 102mm Refractor Telescope system

Regular Price: $1,199 Special Price: $849

Special Upgrade Version now available - only available from Astronomy Alive.

Upgraded:

1. Tubular stainless steel tripod.

2. Upgrade from standard eyepieces to Plossl 25mm & Plossl 10mm.

3. Upgrade to Premium 2 inch diagonal.

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED LEVEL TELESCOPE - Quality telescope for Intermediate & Advanced users. Higher performance for those that wish to achieve much more. Increased performance on the moon, planets, stars, double stars, star clusters, globular star clusters, nebulae and the bright galaxies.

Highly Recommended - Perfect for the Intermediate & Advanced level astronomy.

The Skywatcher 1021EQ3 - 102mm Refractor Telescope System is an outstanding performer for the keen astronomy enthusiast that wants to achieve MORE ! It is also great for birding or wildlife viewing. The Skywatcher 1021EQ3 - 102mm Refractor Telescope System features a heavy-duty EQ3 German equatorial mount with slow motion controls, plus robust adjustable tubular stainless steel tripod, quality 2” star diagonal, 6X30 finderscope and accessory tray.

Includes Skywatcher Australia Pty Ltd 5 year warranty.

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Special Upgrade Version now available - only available from Astronomy Alive.

Upgraded:

1. Tubular stainless steel tripod.

2. Upgrade from standard eyepieces to Plossl 25mm & Plossl 10mm.

3. Upgrade to Premium 2 inch diagonal.

About the Skywatcher 1021EQ3 – 102mm Refractor Telescope System…

INTERMEDIATE & ADVANCED LEVEL TELESCOPE - Quality telescope for Intermediate & Advanced users. Higher performance for those that wish to achieve much more. Increased performance on the moon, planets, stars, double stars, star clusters, globular star clusters, nebulae and the bright galaxies.

Do you want to buy a refractor telescope system that’s ideal for high-magnification studies of the Moon or planets? Then check out the Skywatcher 1021EQ3 Refractor Telescope!

The Skywatcher 1021EQ3 Refractor telescope starts off with a 102mm lens housed in an achromatic refractor design. It has a 1000mm focal length that operates at an f/9.8 focal ratio. This means you get high quality, multi-coated optics that produce clear bright images that can reach a limiting stellar magnitude of 12.7. The telescope has 28% more light gathering power than 90mm, 112% more than 70mm models. It is well suited to the intermediate level astronomer and also is capable for the more demanding advanced level enthusiast. Even the seasoned sky veteran can appreciate the colour correction and sharp images that the Skywatcher 1021Eq3 100mm refractor telescope can achieve!

About the Skywatcher 1021EQ3 – 100mm Refractor Telescope System Features…

* Multi-coated optics for reduced glare and crisp, high quality images

* 6X30 optical finderscope for easy target acquisition

* Heavy Duty Eq3 German equatorial mount with slow motion controls on both axes

* Smooth 2” rack and pinion focuser with 1.25” adapter

* Heavy duty adjustable tubular stainless steel tripod with accessory tray

* Included UPGRADED Plossl 25mm & Plossl 10mm quality eyepieces for a variety of magnifications

* Included - Image erect star diagonal for terrestrial viewing and a more comfortable viewing angle comfort - UPGRADED 2 inch premium Star Diagonal

What can you see with the Skywatcher 100mm reflector telescope? You’ll be enchanted by the views of the Moon. Imagine peering into deep craters and climbing high mountains! How about looking at the planets? You’ll see the bands on Jupiter and watch its four major moons orbit. Saturn will reveal its ring system and Titan watches over it all. Mars will show the tiny pearls of its polar caps and dark surface features. Brilliant Venus will reveal its phases, while Neptune and Uranus show their softly colored orbs. Don’t forget deep sky objects! The Skywatcher 1021EQ3 100mm refractor telescope has the power to split a wide variety of double stars and resolve bright star clusters. You’ll be delighted with your views of shimmering nebula and distant galaxies! There’s a Cosmos just waiting to be explored…

The Skywatcher 1021EQ3 – 102mm Refractor Telescope System is ready to go the moment it arrives at your door. Everything you need to begin your observations are right in the box. You’ll get the optical tube and a sturdy German equatorial mount. Connect that to the robust, adjustable aluminium tripod and add the accessory tray. Just place the 1.25” adapter into the generous 2” focuser, add eyepieces and go! The included 90 degree star diagonal will assist you with viewing angle comfort and all you need to do is add a starry night! Don’t forget… the Skywatcher 100mm reflector telescope works equally well for terrestrial subjects, too!

About the Skywatcher 1021EQ3 – 102mm Refractor Telescope System Specifications…

Optical Design : Achromatic Refractor

Diameter : 102mm

Focal Length : 1000mm

F/ratio : F/9.8

Highest Practical Power : 204x

Faintest Stellar Magnitude : 12.7

Resolving Power : 1.15

Finderscope : 6x30 Finder

Focuser diameter : 2"

Diagonal : 1.25" 90 degree Star Diagonal

Eyepiece(s) : 1.25" Plossl 25mm and Plossl 10mm

Mount Type : Equatorial

Slow-motion Control : RA & DEC

Counterweight(s) : Total 5.2Kgs (2 pcs)

Piggyback Bracket : Yes

Accessory Tray : Wall-to-wall

Motor Drive : Optional - Single & Dual (also Computerised available as option)

Tube Weight : 3.48 Kgs

Tube Dimension (dia. x length) : 10cm x 94.3cm

Tripod Height : 71-123cm

Shipping Weight : 22.15Kgs

Shipping Carton Dimensions : 113 x 66 x 28 cm3

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