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Sky-Watcher MiniAZ Goto WiFi AZ-GTE 102/500 Refractor

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Sky-Watcher MiniAZ Goto WiFi AZ-GTE 102/500 Refractor
AUD $799.00

Availability: In Stock

  • User level: beginner – intermediate 

  • WiFi Controlled (iOS & Android) 

  • High quality optics 

  • Red Dot Finderscope 

  • Magnificent views of the moon, comets, planets and stars 

  • Sidereal, lunar and solar tracking rates 

  • Auto-tracking Alt-Azimuth mount

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The AZ-GTe range of telescope & GOTO mount packages opens up a new world of wireless technology – it works with your Smartphone or tablet providing you with a mount capable of accurate operation with the use of a simple Smartphone downloaded free app. 

The Sky-Watcher MINI AZ-GTe mount is made smaller, lighter and more durable than previous models.

The MINI AZ-GTe Mount – Wi-Fi controllable with iOS and Android and compatible with SynScan hand controller, allowing it for smooth tracking and alignment. Use Wi-Fi to control the telescope wirelessly with your mobile device; smartphone or tablet.

Download the SynScan App from Google play or the App Store.

MINI AZ-GTe Mount Features:

  • Wi-Fi controlled (iOS and Android)
  • Go-To via SynScan free app
  • DC12V voltage.
  • 5kg load capacity.
  • 1.3kg Mount Weight.
  • DC Motor.
  • Dimensions: 14cm x 9cm x 14cm.

WI-FI Capability
Connect the mount to the SynScan App and control your telescope wirelessley with your mobile device.


  • Portable tripod (3/8″ screw connection)
  • Accessory tray
  • Snap cable (2.5mm audio jack)
  • 216 extension pier

Other Features:

  • Vixen style bar compatible
  • Compatible with standard 3/8” screw tripods
  • Snap port
  • SynScan hand controller compatible
  • 7.5-14V supply or 8 AA batteries (battery case inside the mount)
  • Adjustable tripod: 640mm to 1125mm

Sky-Watcher 102/500 Refractor

The Sky-Watcher 102/500 is a 102mm Achromatic Refractor with a short focal length of 500mm. The noticeably shorter tube, compared with other telescopes of the same class, allows it to deliver a wider field of view with standard eyepieces. The compact length of the telescope makes it convenient to be packed up and stored away while not in use or in transit.

Premium Astronomy and Terrestrial Observation
The Sky-Watcher 102/500 refractor is the well proven performer in value for views of comets, star fields, star clusters, nebulae, bright galaxies & planets, the Moon and the Sun (with proper safety filtering!). It can also be used as a daytime terrestrial telescope.

The Refractor Advantage
Images viewed through a refractor telescope have a classic quality that other telescope designs lack. Since a refractor does not use mirrors to view objects, you get a generally sharper image. Images are also displayed without the secondary mirror shadow, making it suitable for terrestrial viewing when used with a 45° erecting image diagonal provided.

Additional Information

Model SW102-AZGTE
Encoders No
Mount Type Alt-Azimuth
Tripod Height
Tripod Weight 1.23 kg
Extension Pier 216mm
Optical design Multicoated Achromatic Refractor
Aperture 102mm
Focal Length 500mm
Focal Ratio f/4.9
Resolving Power 1.25″
Stellar Limit Magnitude 12.3
Highest Practical Magnification 204x
Light gathering power (compared to the unaided eye) 212
Focuser Diameter 2″
Recommended Usage Viewing Moon and Planets

Nature viewing

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