Designed for beginners or a capable but simple grab-and-go option for off-the-grid observations, the Sky-Watcher StarTravel 80 AZ-GTe 80mm f/5 Refractor GoTo AZ Telescope
features an 80mm refractor optical tube assembly (OTA) that is ideal
for lunar exploration, planetary viewing, and enjoying bright deep-sky
objects like binary stars and clusters. The AZ-GTe has an integrated
WiFi module that generates its own local network signal to allow
wireless control via a smartphone running their free SynScan Pro app for
Android and iOS devices.
The companion app is intuitively laid
out for easy setup, navigation, and exploration of the sky—even if
you've never looked through a telescope before. Packed with over 42,900
objects with daytime and nighttime alignment-assistance procedures, plus
advanced features such as periodic error correction (PEC), backlash
compensation, tours, and DSLR camera control, the SynScan app is a
powerful yet easy-to-use way to control the mount.
mount is an adjustable-height aluminum tripod. The AZ-GTe comes with a
pier extension that is located between the tripod and mount head to
provide additional height for easier viewing without sacrificing
stability when the OTA is aimed at or near the zenith.
To get you
started right out of the box, Sky-Watcher provides two eyepiece that
give you high and low power, a star diagonal, and a red-dot finder.