Your chance to win a Sky-Watcher StarTravel-102 AZ GTe Telescope…. while helping to raise much needed funds to preserve our wonderful historic telescopes and domes.
The Observatory Science Centre would like to thank First Light Optics for generously donating this fantastic prize.
The raffle will be drawn on Sunday 1st Septemeber at the Astronomy Festival. If the winner is not present they will be notified and their prize delivered as soon
as possible thereafter.
Sky-Watcher StarTravel-102 with NEW AZ GTe WiFi Mount. SRP £329.
The highly portable STARTRAVEL-102 (AZ-GTe) is a two-element, air-spaced achromatic refractor and a well proven performer for ‘Rich-Field’ views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies, planets and the Moon. It has
been designed to be controlled wirelessly with your Smartphone or Tablet, using
the free SynScan App for iOS or Android which provides full computerised GO-TO
control and access to an extensive database of 10,000+ celestial objects.
Includes adjustable aluminium tripod with extension pillar and accessory tray, the mount can also be removed and fitted to other suitable photo-tripods with standard 3/8" screw fitting.
Objective Lens Diameter: 102mm / 4"
Telescope Focal Length: 500mm (f/4.9)
Eyepieces Supplied: 10mm & 25mm
Red Dot Finder
90º Star Diagonal 1.25"
Multi-Coated Objective Lens
AZ-GTe WiFi Go-To Alt-Azimuth Mount (3/8" screw thread)
The Mount, together with Sky-Watcher's free App, provides full computerised GO-TO.
Our usual parking field is temporarily closed following recent unprecedented rainfall
Please use the hardstanding car park on Wartling Road: just south of the estate entrance
Blue Badge parking bays available as usual behind the main building
All parking is free!
Please do call ahead to check......