This 127 mm (5-Inch) Aperture Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope OTA by Sky-Watcher is the ultimate portable scope with impressive performance. You could take it anywhere. Although this telescope is relatively small in size, it has optical quality beyond what you might expect from a 5-inch compact scope. Because it uses the diffraction-limited Maksutov optical system,the Sky-Watcher 127 mm produces high resolution, sharp images with high contrast. The optical elements are fully multi-coated to further enhance the image contrast.
With this 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope, focusing is accomplished by turning a knob on the rear housing of the scope, which moves the primary mirror slightly to adjust focus. Focusing is smooth and precise.
The Sky-Watcher 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA comes with a 2-inch 90-degree Star Diagonal to make viewing more comfortable, as well as a 28 mm 2-inch LET Long Eye-relief with a Twist-up eye cup) eyepiece and a 6x30 finderscope. If you are a beginner in the fascinating and fun hobby of astronomy, this telescope is a good way to start enjoying impressive views of all those objects you want to see. The 5-inch Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope would also make an awesome travel scope for those amateur astronomers who don't want to haul their big, heavy set up everywhere.
Sky-Watcher 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope Specifications:
- Focal Length of Eyepiece: 28 mm (2-inch)
- Finderscope: 6x30 optical finder
- Diagonal: 2-inch 90-degree Star Diagonal
- Highest Useful Magnification: 300x
- Optical Coatings: Fully multi-coated
- Includes a black V-style dovetail plate