educational tool recommended by experts
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A well-equipped reflector, which gives you great value for money. Primary mirror with a diameter of 150 mm provides you with up to 73% more powerful light gathering than Opticon Universe. Impressive focal length, even up to 1400 mm, enables getting large magnification. The tube, made of resilient alloy, is mounted on a full size aluminum tripod with a parallactic EQ-II head. This particular type of head makes finding objects in the sky extremely easy and precise, if atlas coordinates are used. Following objects is enabled thanks to convenient slow motion controls. This model is also equipped with a finderscope.
Opticon Galaxy will make you see everything that Universe model can, but in a much greater magnification and with a larger number of details – this makes the telescope perfect for watching planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus and Mercury. Opticon Galaxy makes it possible to notice many objects from so-called Deep Space, such as galaxies. This telescope will give you an opportunity to experience spectacular views of the Moon's surface – mountains, seas, ravines and thousands of craters and surface cracks. A special, replaceable contrastive filter improves quality of image when the Moon is full.
Along with the telescope you will receive all the tools necessary when setting off to a fascinating realm of astronomy: sky maps, computer programs, practical guidebooks, an HD documentary on DVD and a superb, richly illustrated book entitled “Starry Trail” elaborated by experts for enthusiastic beginners in particular. Only now, you will also get an exclusive 3D picture gallery and a pair of 3D glasses.
The Barlow lens, included in the set, doubles available magnification scope.
The equipment is compatible with professional components of 1.25'' standard, thanks to which a gradual extension of the set with additional accessories is possible.
With the help of the erecting eye-piece, the telescope can be used for natural and landscape observations (birds, planes, remote buildings etc.)
Opticon telescope appeared on the first page of an article issued by the prestigious LOGO magazine (10/2011).