Category Archives: Skywatcher telescopes

Skywatcher Skyhawk 1145PS AZ-GTE overview

Available from Northern Optics the Skywatcher Skyhawk 1145PS AZ-GTE is a sensible starter GOTO scope due to ease of use, and the wide field of view the short 500mm f4.4 OTA offers.  Magnifications of 20x and 50x included are ideal … Continue reading

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Skywatcher AZ-GTi WiFi head for mount #20315

Weighing just 1.3kg, the Sky-watcher AZ-GTi is now available as a mount head only, and can be connected to a tripod via its standard 3/8″ tripod bush. This will help cut down costs if you already have a sturdy mount … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Solarquest GOTO tracking mount with tripod #20320

Finding the Sun for solar observing can be tricky, even using a finderscope with a solar filter. But no such issues with the new Sky-watcher Solarquest GOTO tracking mount + tripod. All you need to do is level the tripod … Continue reading

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Skywatcher EQM-35 pro synscan GOTO mount #20980

The new modular design of the Sky-Watcher EQM-35 computerised mount is suitable for use at home or on the move. Leave fully set up for use at your address, or when on travels you can remove the DEC Axis together with … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Evostar 72ED short tube refractor #10201

Not to be confused with the Skywatcher Evostar 80/100/120 ED telescopes, the 72ED comes with a different lens configuration with Schott glass used for the crown element. The short focal length 420mm f5.8 is designed to give edge to edge … Continue reading

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Sky-watcher Evoguide 50mm ED glass guidescope

The new Skywatcher Evoguide ED 50 guidescope offers remarkable performance at a very attractive price point. Features the renowned  Ohara S-FPL53 glass for the ED element for a crisp , bright view with virtually no chromatic aberration. The short focal length … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Startravel ST80 short tube telescope 10729

Unlike some telescopes that come with mounts unsuitable to handle the weight, the popular Skywatcher ST80 comes in one option with a heavy duty AZ3 mount that can easily handle telescopes 3x the weight of the ST80. The 400mm f5 … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Heritage 100p Newtonian reflector

New for 2014 is the Skywatcher 100p Newtonian reflector. Comes with a parabolic 4″ mirror for great low power views of the heavens. Complete with 10mm , 25mm eyepieces and a 2x barlow., to give a magnification range of 16x … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Explorer 130PDS OTA. New product for 2012

  The new Skywatcher Explorer 130PDS OTA is the latest in the line up. It uses the same high quality mirror as the 130P, but has been upgraded with a dual speed 10:1 focuser, and a slightly shorter tube to … Continue reading

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Skywatcher Quattro-8S. Sky at Night group test winner. November 2011

The superb Skywatcher Quattro-8S telescope OTA has beat all the opposition to win best in class in the November 2011 Sky at Night magazine.  Designed for fast focal ratio photography. But also excellent for visual use. Superb value for money    

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