Skywatcher MN 190/1000
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Sky-Watcher Explorer-190MN, 190mm (7.5”) f/1000 DS-PRO Maksutov-Newtonian Reflector Optical Tube Assembly. The exciting new Maksutov-Newtonian from Sky-Watcher is just what astrophotographers and serious visual observers have been looking for. The Maksutov-Newtonian design combines the best features from the Newtonian Reflector and the Maksutov-Cassegrain to create a telescope design that provides truly stunning image quality, providing high-contrast, perfectly flat images, free from false colour. Please note, this is an Optical Tube Assembly only, mount and tripod are available separately.
World Exclusive Co-Branding Agreement with Schott.
Selected high-end Sky-Watcher telescopes benefit from the inclusion of Schott glass in their construction. Schott is the recognised world leader in glass utilised for precision optical lens systems, including medical instrumentation and famous brand camera lenses. Sky-Watcher’s parent company signed a worldwide exclusive telescope co-branding agreement with Schott in March 2008.
The Maksutov-Newtonian design provides large aperture Apochromatic performance, with exceptional field correction, in a compact, amazingly affordable package. Stars appear as classic pinpoints across the entire field. Perfectly optimised for modern DSLR cameras. The premium optics are housed in a robust rolled-steel tube for excellent mechanical integrity. Five internal knife-edge baffles are included to eliminate internal reflections and further enhance contrast. The Primary Mirror is made of low thermal expansion Pyrex® glass for a significantly reduced cool-down time. Compared to a similarly sized Schmidt-Newtonian, the Maksutov-Newtonian yields a sharper and more contrasty image. Naturally, the Maksutov-Newtonian is an excellent visual performer too!!
|Eyepiece 1||Supplied without Eyepieces|
|Focal Length (mm)||1000|
|Focal Ratio (f/)||5.3|
|Highest Practical Magnification (x)||380|
|Included Accessories||9x50 Right-Angled Finderscope, Tube Rings, Dovetail Mounting Bar|
|Mount Type||Optical Tube Assembly Only|
|Optical Tube Connection||12.5|
|Shipping Dimensions (cm)||124 x 38 x 44 cm|
|Tripod Type||None Supplied|