If any users want to use high magnifications for planetary viewing, a motor drive is recommended to apply in order to compensate the earth's rotation.
Motor Drive is an optional accessory to Powerseeker Equatorial Mount.
Reflector VS Refractor
|Made of Concave Mirror ||Made of Objective Lenses|
Image||Producing Upright but Mirror Inverted Image|
|More Affordable Price||More Pricey than Mirror/ Reflector Telescope|
|Fairer Color||Richer and Vivid Color|
|Need Collimation on Mirrors from time to time||No Collimation Required|
|Designed for Astronomy / Night Sky only||Applicable for Day (nature) and Night (astronomy) uses|
|Bulky When Getting Bigger Aperture||More Versatile|
|Not Easy to Manage (setup) for A Bulky Unit||More Convenient to Manage (setup) for Consumer Range|
|Not All Reflector Suitable for Imaging||Easier to Configure for Imaging Accessories|
- User's Level: Novice for astronomy
- Interest: More in solar system objects such as the Moon, and five major planets
- Other benefit: Can be used in day time for nature observing, or sight-seeing; easy to manual track with equatorial or optional upgrade with a single-axis motor drive for planetary views or solar observation (solar filter sold separately)
OPTIONAL Accessory: Single Axis Motor Drive (for PowerSeeker EQ mount)