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iOptron - Solar 60TM Computerized Telescope with Solar Filter & Electronic Eyepiece

Model#: 8506

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iOptron 60TM with Electronic Eyepiece


New from iOptron -- The Solar 60TM computerized telescope system! Now your family or classroom can see sun spots right on a computer screen. The computerized telescope locates and auto-tracks to keep the sun (or moon, planets, and other celestial objects) in view. With heavy solar activity predicted for 2012 -- this is the ideal system to capture video or still photos of the sun spots and their movements. Set it up at home or school and everyone can see the daily changes in the sun spots. The Solar 60TM comes complete with the iE1300 electronic eyepiece and a threaded solar filter to switch to nightime viewing. Also included is a matching orange back pack for easy storage and travel. With the Solar 60 you'll also be sure to see the Transit of Venus across the Sun this June - the last one till 2117! Don't wait!

Features:

  • Threaded Solar Filter allows for day and night viewing 
  • Electronic Eyepiece w/ USB cable 
  • Highly portable–total weight <10 lbs 
  • GoToNova® GoTo technology-see below!

 

The #8401 is the premier version hand controller of iOptron’s revolutionary GoToNovaTM computerized control system -- the latest in automated tracking technology and one of the best available on the market today. With a database of over 130,000 celestial objects and 128 user-defined objects even the most amateur stargazer the ability to search the skies with ease.

The  #8401 is the premier version hand controller of iOptron’s revolutionary GoToNovaTM computerized control system -- the latest in automated tracking technology and one of the best available on the market today. With a database of over 130,000 celestial objects and 128 user-defined objects even the most amateur stargazer the ability to search the skies with ease.

Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large 8-line LCD screen, you can easily set up the telescope and select where you want to go with the very friendly user-interface. The control system also allows you the user to slew the telescope at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish. GoToNovaTM also makes alignment quick and simple, and even comes standard with GPS.

 

 

The most easy to understand controller on the market

The GoToNovaTM Controller is much easier to use than other similar products. The hand controller is more intuitive with menu categories better organized. It also has a larger LCD screen with more lines of content (8-lines) compared with the competition. Using the easy-to-use hand controller and its large LCD screen, you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go.

 

More precise speed control for viewing objects

The control system also allows you to slew the telescope at 9 different drive speeds, keeping the object within the telescope’s viewfinder for as long as you wish.

 

GoToNovaTM Computerized Control System

The revolutionary GoToNovaTM computerized control system is by far the most technologically advanced automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database of 130,000 celestial objects, including all of the most famous galaxies, nebulae, star clusters, not to mention the planets, you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push of a button. The database can also be upgraded to include over 130,000 celestial objects. So your control system can grow as you increase your level of star gazing!

 

USB Port for computer/ASCOM interconnectivity

The #8401 hand controller also includes a USB port for connection with a computer for use with planerium software -- or for ASCOM communication.

 

4-line LCD screen hand controller
5,000+ object database, wow! 
Traditional eyepiece included
Aluminum tripod
Matching backpack to make the experience complete.

 

What comes in the package:

  • SmartStar® CubeTM -E mount
  • 60mm refractor telescope with glass solar filter
  • 8405 GoToNova® hand controller
  • Controller cable
  • 1.3M electronic eyepiece
  • USB cable
  • 90º star diagnol
  • 25mm optial eyepiece
  • Tripod
  • Soft bag
  • Online manual

Additional Information

Name iOptron - Solar 60TM Computerized Telescope with Solar Filter & Electronic Eyepiece
Manufacturer iOptron
Model 8506