SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 with SESTO SENSO: main features
The SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 is a 150mm diameter and 750mm focal reflector that offers high performance at a very affordable price. Everything in a lightweight and easy to transport optical tube, with an unexpected optical and mechanical quality for such a low price. This telescope is ideal for those seeking a bright but compact instrument, easily usable with low load capacity mounts such as an EQ5. The optical performance in a visual and photography is remarkable for an instrument in this price range. 3 years of warranty on the optical tube!
- SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 telescope is a D:150mm F:750mm f/5 reflector
- SESTO SENSO 2 is the best robotic focusing motor, great both for visual use and astrophotography
SESTO SENSO 2: the most advanced robotic focusing motor!
This special version of the SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 adds SESTO SENSO 2 - The highly accurate, advanced, vibration free, robotic focusing motor for your telescope! Connect it to the USB port of your EAGLE or Windows® computer to electronically control focus while still allowing you to manually move your focuser by hand if needed. If you don’t want to focus using a computer, you can connect wirelessly from any smartphone or tablet using the integrated Virtual HandPad via the built-in Wifi network in the SESTO SENSO 2! Thanks to the Self Centering Clamp technology (SCC), SESTO SENSO 2 can be installed on most focusers without the need of external brackets. The supplied FOCUS Manager software and ASCOM driver allow easy configuration of the many advanced features of SESTO SENSO 2. Thanks to the precisely controlled motor with integrated electronics, SESTO SENSO 2 achieves incredible precision of just 0.7 microns. And you can also expand SESTO SENSO 2 features by adding the ARCO robotic camera rotator!
SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 with SESTO SENSO and the following optional accessories: 180mm PLUS support rings, Vixen style 240mm PLUS dovetail bar (below the tube), EAGLE with guide scope in parallel (above the telescope) and ECCO environmental module.
SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 very good for visual use and astrophotography
Thanks to the use of SESTO SENSO 2, you can use the SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 both for visual use (with the SESTO SENSO 2 Virtual Hand Pad you can move the focuser even without a computer and without touching the focuser, this way avoiding any flexure) and for astrophotography (by connecting SESTO SENSO 2 to the EAGLE or an external Windows computer you can control cameras and accessories for the image capture). By adding the optional coma corrector, inserted in the focuser in front of the camera, you can correct coma (the effect that leads to the stretching of the stars towards the edge of the field) without reducing the telescope focal length. This way you can use the SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 in astrophotography even with cameras equipped with large sensors, up to FullFrame.
SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 f5 with SESTO SENSO: scope of delivery
- Newton OTA D:150mm F:750mm f/5
- SESTO SENSO 2 robotic focusing motor
- 50,8mm Crayford focuser with micrometric knob
- Support rings
- Vixen dovetail bar
- 6x30 finder with support
- LET 28mm eyepiece, 50.8mm diameter