saxon 1309EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive System

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Keep objects firmly in your sights with the saxon 130/900 EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive System.

This telescope comes with an aperture of 130mm and a focal length of 900mm, giving you great views of the Moon, planets and deep sky objects. The inclusive accessories, sturdy German Equatorial mount and motor drive system makes tracking sky objects easy. This scope is easy to set up and use - with a little practive you'll be out observing in no time! 

The saxon 1309EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive System gives you an amazing observation experience without the hefty price tag.

If you're fascinated with the night sky and want an upgrade from a beginner scope, the saxon 130/900 EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope is for you.

Featuring a large aperture of 130mm which gives plenty of light to help capture views of star clusters, nebulae and galaxies, these intermediate-level telescopes also comes with a good combination of acccessories to help you get started on your observing session.

The saxon 1309EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive System has the following features:

  • 130mm aperture
  • 900mm focal length (f/6.9)
  • 5.2" aluminised & overcoated mirror
  • Motor drive with clutch, hand control and battery case
  • 5x24 finderscope
  • German Equatorial EQ2 Mount
  • Smooth rack and pinion 1.25" focuser
  • Super 1.25" eyepieces
  • 1.5x erecting prism for terrestrial use 
  • Aluminium tripod with accessory tray.

Why would I need a motor drive?

A motor drive helps by keeping the telescope "on target" by controlling the telescope's tracking speed to compensate for the earth's rotation during long exposure of celestial objects. This will help correct the problem of vibration when viewing a celestial object.

For bright, clear views everytime you'll want the saxon 1309EQ2 Velocity Reflector Telescope with Motor Drive System.

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Custom Stock Status In Stock
Warranty Information 5-Years Limited Warranty
Optical Design Newtonian Reflector
Aperture 130mm
Highest Practical Power 260x
Focal Length 900mm
Focal Ratio F/6.9
Eyepieces Super 25, Super 10 and SR4
Finderscope 5x24
Barlow Lens No
Diagonal No
Mount Type German Equatorial EQ-2
Tripod Aluminium
Optical Tube Dimensions 17 x 90cm
Optical Tube Weight 4.50kg
Shipping Dimensions 102 x 51 x 26 cm3
Shipping Weight 19.9kg
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saxon 4mm/10mm/25mm 1.25’’ super Eyepiece

Featuring a 3-element design, these fully-coated eyepieces provide outstanding field correction and long eye-relief. Stray light is eliminated by the fold back rubber eyecups; standard with every Super eyepiece.


saxon 1.25" Erecting Eyepiece 1.5x (Short Focal Point)

It provides upright, correctly-oriented images for land observations. To use, simply insert this eyepiece into the focuser.


saxon Single Axis Motor Drive with Hand Controller and Battery Case EQ2

It compensates for the earth's rotation, allowing you to continuously observe objects in the night sky without adjustment. Additional speed settings allow you to quickly scan the night sky and track moving objects such as planets with the push of a button.


saxon 5x24 Finderscope with bracket

The 24mm aperture with 5x magnification can provide a wide field of view to help you locate objects and align your telescope before you look through the telescope. It’s perfect for beginner telescopes.


saxon EQ2 Mount with Tripod

saxon German Equatorial EQ2 mount with aluminium tripod & accessory tray and 3kg counterweight.


Star/ Moon Chart

The star chart shows the solar system of which earth is a member planet and the moon chart clearly shows the topography of the lunar surface.

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