Sky-Watcher Explorer 200PDS HEQ5 PRO SynScan
  • Sky-Watcher Explorer 200PDS HEQ5 PRO SynScan

Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS HEQ5 Pro

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The EXPLORER-200PDS Newtonian Reflector incorporates the same superb mirror-set as the Explorer-200P Black Diamond Series, but with two significant advantages. A Dual-Speed 10:1 ratio focuser is now included for excellent focusing precision. Also the tube length has been slightly shortened to optimise performance for prime-focus photography.
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200mm (8") f/5 Parabolic Dual-Speed Go-To Newtonian Reflector  
Even better performance for astro-photography and visual use can be achieved when used in combination with Sky-Watcher’s Newtonian coma corrector (Prod.Code 20233)
*Note: the Explorer-200PDS has a larger 58mm secondary mirror, for enhanced field illumination, compared to the Explorer-200P which has a 52mm secondary. 
Standard Specification:

  • Magnification (with eyepiece supplied) x36

  • Highest Practical Power (Potential) x400

  • Diameter of Primary Mirror 200mm

  • Telescope Focal Length 1000mm (f/5)

  • Eyepiece Supplied 28mm LET (2"/50.8mm)

  • 9x50 Finderscope

  • Parabolic Primary Mirror

  • 2" (50.8mm) Dual-Speed 10:1 Crayford Focuser

  • 0.5mm Ultra-Thin Secondary Mirror Supports

  • HEQ5 PRO Go-To Equatorial Mount with 1.75" Stainless Steel Tripod

  • 42,900+ Object SynScan Computer Database

  • 77% more Light-Gathering than 150mm

Shipping Carton:

10220 - 105 x 40 x 45  Weight  12 Kg

20886 - 120 x 18 x 18  Weight 22 Kg  & 44 x 44 x 19  Weight 20 Kg

10220 / 20886

Data sheet

Optical Design
8 inch
Mount Type
Focal Length
1000 mm
Focal Ratio

Specific References


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