Sky-Watcher Maksutov-Cassegrain 127mm Telescope - S11520

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  • Skymax 127mm Makustov-Cassegrain telescope optical tube
  • Fully multi-coated optics for bright, high contrast views and crisp astroimages
  • Compact and portable compared to refractors of similar aperture
  • V-style dovetail included for attachment to most German equatorial mounts
  • Includes 6x30 finderscope, 2” 90 degree star diagonal, 28mm 2” LET eyepiece
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  • Description

    Sky-Watcher 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain Telescope

    Sky-Watcher’s Skymax 127mm Maksutov-Cassegrain scope offers the same ultra-sharp views you’d get from a 127mm refractor, but without the size, weight, and price tag.

    Versatility meets portability

    The Maksutov-Cassegrain optical design is a favorite for both terrestrial and celestial use. Its correct image optics and high-contrast views make it ideal for use as a spotting scope. With 127mm of aperture, this telescope can easily go from observing deer at long range during the day to viewing the Moon and nebulae at night. But the Maksutov-Cassegrain truly excels when viewing or imaging the planets, thanks to its f/12.1 focal ratio.

    The 127mm Skymax weighs in at under 10 lb. If you want lots of light gathering ability, but need to limit the size and weight of your telescope this is an excellent option. You’ll be able to easily carry this scope on an airplane or take it along on your next camping trip.

    About the Maksutov-Cassegrain

    Although it’s not as widely known as the refractor or Newtonian reflector, the Maksutov-Cassegrain offers superb optical performance. Using a Maksutov corrector lens on the front of the optical tube and a series of mirrors, “Mak-Cass” telescopes correct for visual defects like chromatic aberration and coma. The result is bright images, pinpoint stars, and high contrast views at a fraction of the price of competing designs.

    Accessories included

    The 127mm Sky-Watcher Skymax includes several high-quality accessories: a 6x30 straight-through finderscope to zero in on your target with ease, a 28mm 2” eyepiece, and a 2” star diagonal for more comfortable viewing. The scope is also equipped with a standard Vixen-style dovetail bar for mounting on most standard altazimuth or German equatorial telescope mounts.


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    What's Included

    • 127 mm Maksutov-Cassegrain OTA
    • 6x30 Straight Thru Finder & Bracket
    • 2" Star Diagonal
    • 28 mm 2" LET Eyepiece
    • Vixen-Style Dovetail Plate

  • Dimensions & Specifications

    Optical Design



    127mm (5")

    Focal Length


    Focal Ratio


    Focal Length of Eyepiece 1





    2” 90 degree star diagonal

    Optical Coatings

    Fully multi-coated

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    Manufacturer Warranty

    Sky-Watcher USA warrants your telescope to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. Sky-Watcher USA will repair or replace such product or part thereof which, upon inspection by Sky-Watcher USA, is found to be defective in materials or workmanship. As a condition to the obligation of Sky-Watcher USA to repair or replace such product, the product must be returned to Sky-Watcher USA together with proof-of-purchase satisfactory to Sky-Watcher USA.

    The Proper Return Authorization Number must be obtained from Sky-Watcher USA in advance of return. Call Sky-Watcher USA at (310) 803-5953 to receive the number to be displayed on the outside of your shipping container.

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    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

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