Skywatcher Virtuoso Mak90



Product Features


  • Freedom Find (dual-encoder) on each axis allows manual movement without losing alignment or positional information
  • Track night sky objects automatically once located
  • Photo & video cruising allows you to record panning video with up  to six programmable stopping points
  • Panoramic/Wide-angle photography
  •  The mount can control a DSLR camera to take long distance panoramas up to 360°.
  • Video Cruising/Time Lapse Photography
  • The mount can automatically move your video camera through up to 6 preset positions without any pause. Up to 5 speeds can be selected in this mode.
  • DSLR interface. Take photographs automatically with your DSLR at up to 6 preset positions. The mount will stop at each predetermined position and automatically trigger the camera’s shutter release.
  • Solar filter and solar finder included for safe viewing of the Sun
  • The Virtuoso™ mount can be upgraded to Go-To by purchasing an AZ
    Synscan™ handset and cable, allowing 42,900+ night sky objects to be automatically found from its extensive database.


  • Maksutov-90 mm telescope optical tube
  • Virtuoso™  Multi-Purpose Mount (Motorized alt-azimuth mount)
  • 5×24 finderscope with finder bracket that converts to a solar finderscope
  • Full aperture solar filter
  • Eyepieces:  Super 10 and Super 25
  • 1.25” Star Diagonal
  • Included shutter release cable for Canon Rebel EOS DSLR cameras. Optional cable available for other camera models.
  • L-Bracket for shooting daytime panoramic images with your DSLR, camcorder & camera. (sold separately) smartphone
  • Speeds in Time Lapse Mode: 1xRotation/24hrs/6hrs/3hrs, 2.5°/sec, 1.2°/sec
  • AZ GoTo Handset and cable (sold separately)
  • Requires 8 AA batteries (not included)



When viewing the sun, a solar filter must be used to prevent damage to the eye and the lens/mirror. In addition, please use a solar finder to locate the sun rather than using the telescope.

Tripod Height 40cm
Tracking Rates Sidereal Rate
Mount Type Altitude/Azimuth
Slow Motion Control Motorized
Motor Drive DC Servo Motors, Driving Resolution 2.42 arc sec
GOTO System Optional (AZ Synscan controller is compatible)
Tripod Weight 4kg
Shipping Weight 8 kg
Shipping Dimensions 30x35x55 cm3
Power Supply Specified at 12VDC/600mA. 5V~14V(Absolute Maximum Rating)/600mA Acceptable.
Payload Capacity 4 kg
Tracking Modes Altitude/Azimuth
Slewing Speed 12 Degree/Second @ 12V Power Supply


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