Saxon Complete Telescope Package 102mm 660mm f/6.5 with AZ3 Steel Tripod

$479.95

The Saxon EQ3 (aka “CG4”) Mount with Steel Tripod is a heavy-duty tripod suited for celestial observation and star tracking. It can carry a larger, intermediate level telescope, especially due to the improved tripod. The EQ3 mount features worm gear tracking controls that allows a full 360° manipulation of both the RA and DEC axes. The EQ3 mount has a dual metal setting circle dials, a latitude adjustment screw and bubble leveling for quick target acquisition and precise polar alignment. The EQ3 Mount can be further equipped with both single and double axis motor drives (not included) for auto-tracking functions. You can add a tracking motor for a great visual tracking solution.

Saxon 1026AZ3 SC Refractor Telescope

The Saxon 1026AZ3 SC Refractor Telescope that comes with steel tripod is an ideal choice of telescope for both land and sky observing.  The 1026AZ3 features an aperture of 102mm and focal length of 660mm which provides sharp, clear images without the need to constantly adjust your scope. When you do need to adjust it, you just move it up and down, left and right thanks to the simple AZ3 mount.

The large 102mm aperture is what this Telescope is all about – it allows in large amounts of light brightening the image significantly which is especially important at higher magnifications.  The telescope is relatively light weight.  You’ll get a host of accessories to complement your viewing session – 3 quality eyepieces, a red-dot finderscope and an erecting prism for terrestrial viewing. Also The comes with a sturdy Alt-Azimuth mount with steel not aluminum tripod. It is a great telescope for both terrestrial use and beginners’ astronomy.  Newer astrophotographers will appreciate the scope’s short focal length which aids in capturing images of deep sky objects.

Features:

  • 102mm multi-coated achromatic objective lens
  • 660mm focal length
  • 3 eyepieces included
  • Red-dot finderscope
  • 1.25″ 2x short-focus barlow lens
  • 90 degree erecting prism
  • Alt-Azimuth AZ3 mount
  • Steel tripod with accessory tray
  • Photography is possible via an optional T-2 adapter ring
Weight10 kg
Dimensions91 × 39 × 24 cm