Sky-Watcher MAK150 PRO HEQ5GOTO Black Diamond Telescope


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Sky-Watcher MAK150 PRO HEQ5 PRO GOTO Black Diamond Telescope Product Info

PRO-Series is the name for the new generation of professional quality telescopes and mounts, targeted at the most discerning and critical observers.

PRO-Series products are manufactured to extremely high levels of optical and mechanical precision, undergoing very strict quality control procedures and testing by specially assigned technicians, to ensure the highest standards of quality and performance are consistently maintained.


Lens Material  
Focal Length 1800mm
F/ratio F/12
Faintest Steller Magnitude  
Finderscope 9x50*
Eyepiece(s) 1.25" LET 20 and 9*
Slow-motion Control n/a
Piggyback Bracket n/a
Ground Board Diameter n/a
Motor Drive n/a
Tube Weight 5.6Kgs
Tripod Height  
Shipping Carton Dimensions 60 x 46 x 34.5 cm3

Specifications for Sky Watcher HEQ5-Pro German Equatorial GOTO Mount:

Mount Specification
Model Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SkyScan
Mount Type German Equatorial
Telescope Mounting Tube Rings
Slow-motion Control R.A. & Dec (motor controlled)
Tripod 1.75" Diameter Stainless Steel Pipe
Tripod Height 97-121cm
Tripod Weight 5.6kgs
Counterweight Shaft Diameter 1.8cm
Counterweight Shaft Length 21.5cm
Counterweight Shaft Material Stainless Steel
Mount Weight 10Kgs
Mount Height 35cm
Counterweight Two, 5.1kg each
Total Weight 15kgs (counterweight not included)

General Specification
Model Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO SkyScan
Power Supply 12 VDC 2Amp (Tip positive)
Motor Type Micro step driven 1.8° stepper motors
Resolution 0.144 arc sec (or 9,024,000 steps/rev.)
Slew Speeds 2X, 8X, 16X, 32X, 64X, 400X, 500X, 600X, 800X
Gear Ratio 705
Tracking Rate Sidereal, Lunar, Solar
Tracking Modes Dual Axis, R.A. Tracking
Alignment Methods One-star Alignment, Two-star Alignment, Three-star Alignment
Database 25 user defined objects. Complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues. Total 13,436 objects.

The HEQ5 SkyScan also comes with features that advanced astronomers can appreciate:
Positioning Accuracy up to 1 arc minute. Accuracy enhanced by software collimation error (mount mechanical error) compensation.
Stepper motors with 1.8° step angle and 64 micro steps driven.
Slewing speed up to 3.4°/sec (800X).
Auto Guider Interface for astro-photography.
Guiding speed selectable from 0.25X, 0.50X, 0.75X, or 1X.
Object database containing complete M, NGC, and IC catalogues.
Minimal vibration for steady long-exposure photography.
Periodic error correction (PEC).

Package Contents:

  • Sky-Watcher MAK150 PRO  Black Diamond Telescope
  • Sky-Watcher HEQ5PRO GOTO mount
  • Tube rings
  • 8" Dovetail bar
  • 9x50 Finderscope
  • 90 degree diagonal
  • 20mm, 9mm LET eyepieces
  • Durable aluminum carrying case
  • Standard accessories may vary

  • Model:
  • 2 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Sky-Watcher
  • Category: Telescopes

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