At a glance:
The Omegon 150/750 EQ-4 Newtonian reflector is an ideal telescope for first getting started in astronomy.
The optics of the 150/750:
A 'fast' aperture ratio of f/5 means this a telescope has a lot of light gathering power, which improves the detail of objects being observed. The light gathering ability of the human eye is exceeded here by a factor of around 600. Globular clusters, such as M13 or M92, can be resolved right down to their centres. Many galaxies can be observed. Gaseous nebulae, such as the Orion nebula, show filaments and become magnificent summer and winter sky objects with this telescope.
Also, the planets reveal some of their secrets. For example, you can observe and follow the cloud bands of Jupiter which carry the Great Red Spot over the planet. The shadows cast by the larger moons of Jupiter are also visible with a 150mm aperture.
You can even start astrophotography and take your first photos - of the moon for example.
If you are looking for a fast, but nevertheless very compact telescope, then this size of telescope is exactly right.
The parallactic EQ-4 mount is a solid base for your telescope optics. This telescope mount lets you acquire any point in the night sky and then easily track it. With slow motions for both right ascension and declination axes, objects can be precisely adjusted, tracked, and held in the field of view. A counterweight takes care of exact counterbalancing of the optics.
The built-in polar finder scope and very sturdy polar block means starting astrophotography is a piece of cake. You do not simply find the Pole star, but can find the invisible north celestial pole itself within just a few minutes. The aluminium tripod can be simply adjusted to the required height. A motor drive for the EQ4 mount is available here.
The differences to the Omegon EQ-3 mount:
|Type of build||Newton|
|Focal length (mm)||750|
|Aperture ratio (f/)||5|
|Limit value (mag)||12,7|
|Light gathering capacity||460|
|Max. useful magnification||300|
|Tube length (mm)||660|
|Tube construction||Full tube|
|Type of build||Gear rack|
|Connection ( to eyepiece)||1,25"|
|Type of build||EQ-4|
|1.25'' eyepieces||25mm, 6,5mm|
|Finder scope||Red dot finder|
|Miscellaneous||Pole finder scope|
|Total weight (kg)||13|
Area of application
|Moon & Planets||yes|
|Nebulae & galaxies||yes|