ZWO AM5 Harmonic EQ and AZ Mount (ZWO-AM5) $2,699.00
Mount Body The traditional equatorial mount requires heavy counterweights. It can be very difficult to keep balance in RA and DEC directions, also inconvenient for transit and storage, which bring the amateur astrophotographers a lot of pain when they are out for imaging. Some of the strain wave geared drive mounts are relatively simple in functions, insufficient in load capacity, also not very stable in use. The internal structure of the body optimized with the strain wave gear reducer and synchronous belt, bringing more accurate control and an amazing reduction ratio of 300:1. Astronomy-Dedicated Strain Wave Gear ZWO jointly developed...
Explore Scientific
Explore Scientific Twilight I Adjustable A... $454.99
The Twilight I is a light-to-medium-duty alt-azimuth mount and tripod designed to quickly and easily accept small to medium sized refractors, such as the AR102 or ED102mm, and of course, the ED80mm. Lightweight, fast Newtonians will also match up nicely with the Explore Scientific Twilight I mount. As long as your telescope does not exceed 18 pounds and has a Vixen-Style Universal Dovetail bar for mounting the telescope to the mount head, you are good to go. Description The Twilight I alt-azimuth mount head is made of powder-coated aluminum and there are worm gears on both axes. The adjustable angle...
Celestron Regal Premium Tripod (82052) $269.95
The perfect tripod should be stable yet lightweight and easy to operate, requiring minimal knob twisting and lever flipping. The Celestron Regal was designed to be your perfect tripod. It is lightweight (6.04 lb.) and compact, yet it can hold up to almost 9 lbs of equipment. Description The Celestron Regal Tripod is topped with a two-way fluid pan head. The single handle makes it easy to move the head around, while two knobs, located on the same side of the head make it easy to adjust the tension of the pan and tilt. A quick release plate with standard...
Sky-Watcher AZ-GTi (S21110) $640.00
Rock Solid GoTo Tracking Built for Globe Trekking Sky-Watcher’s AZ-GTi is the perfect tracking platform for those seeking a compact travel mount capable of both alt-az GoTo alignment and video timelapse. Boasting a payload capacity of 11 pounds, this modular mount can support anything from a small Maksutov or refractor to a mid-sized DSLR for timelapse photography. Weighing just 8.6-pounds, the AZ-GTi is the ideal travel mount, easily fitting in carry-on luggage and perfect for grab-and-go situations or even long photographic pilgrimages. Description Revolutionary Wi-Fi Control The AZ-GTi is one of the first Sky-Watcher products featuring built in Wi-Fi control....
Sky-Watcher EQ6-Ri Pro Mount & Tripod (S30... $2,620.00
The Industry's Most Popular Mount. With the included Wi-Fi adapter and the SynScan Pro app (available for free through the Apple and Google Play stores) even an inexperienced astronomer can master the EQ6-Ri’s variety of features in a few observing sessions. Description An Astrophotography Powerhouse The EQ6-Ri boasts a plethora of features to support astrophotographers in their craft. The built-in ST-4 autoguider port turns this mount into an astrophotography powerhouse, allowing you to use most of today’s best autoguiders. Using the supplied USB-B cable, you can control the telescope from your computer and take advantage of today’s most advanced astronomy...
Celestron TrailSeeker Fluid Pan Tripod (82... $175.95
The perfect tripod should be stable yet lightweight and easy to operate, requiring minimal knob twisting and lever flipping. The Celestron TrailSeeker was designed to be your perfect tripod. It is lightweight (3.94 lb.) and compact, yet it can hold up to almost 9 lbs of equipment. Description The aluminum legs of the TrailSeeker Tripod are fully adjustable, not just in length, but in their angle as well. With the center column fully extended, the maximum height achieved is 70.5 inches (58 inches with the column down). Each leg is made up of four sections that can be shortened or...
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Tele Vue Optics
Tele Vue Panoramic (Ash) Advanced Mount (P... $958.00
The Tele-Pod represents the most travel friendly mount for our smaller scopes. For more rigidity under heavier loads, the Tele-Pod head is attached to ash wood legs and tray to become the Panoramic™ mount. Like the Tele-Pod it accepts optional encoders to add object locating capability. Description The Panoramic™ Mount is available in solid ash. It places the scope approximately 2.3- to 4-feet above the ground. Metal ground spikes with rubber tips are provided. A central wood tray attaches quickly and adds rigidity and a convenient platform for accessories. Specifications  Mount Type Alt-Azimuth MOunts Type of Mount Manual Weight Capacity...
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Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Tele... $999.95 $1,149.00
This Bundle includes a Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope (22096), Celestron NexYZ 3-axis universal smartphone adapter (81055), and a Celestron SkyPortal WiFi module (93973). Overview Celestron NexStar 102SLT Computerized Telescope Celestron’s innovative NexStar Star Location Telescope (SLT) has been a customer favorite for years thanks to its unique combination of high-quality optics, a user-friendly computerized interface, and a sturdy single fork arm mount. This telescope comes with a pre-assembled, adjustable stainless-steel tripod, quick release fork arm, NexStar+ computerized hand control, 102mm Refractor optical tube, and lots of bonus accessories. The entire telescope kit is a simple, no-tool assembly and fast...
Sky-Watcher AZ-GTe (S21140) $540.00
Revolutionary Wi-Fi Control Download the free SynScan Pro app to control the AZ-GTe with your smartphone. Available for both iOS and Android Description Easy Integration with any Tripod The AZ-GTe includes an adjustable aluminum tripod with built in pier extension. The mount can attach to a tripod using a 3.8-inch-16 thread and includes an adapter for ¼-inch-20 thread sizes, making it capable of mounting to nearly any tripod. Automatic Shutter Release Control No need for an intervelometer timer with the AZ-GTe! With a 60-second preset exposure setting, the AZ-GTe can trigger a DSLR using the auxiliary shutter release cable. Once...
Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 Mount (S30330) $3,480.00
The AZ-EQ6 is the ultimate multi-role mount, blending the popularity of an EQ mount with the convenience of an Alt-Az mount. With its heavy duty 44-pound payload capacity, the AZ-EQ6 can handle a large variety of optical systems for both imaging and visual applications. In EQ mode the mount can be used for long exposure, deep sky imaging, while in Alt-Az mode it can be used for visual with one or even two telescopes with the addition of the secondary mounting saddle (included with the mount). Description Belt Drives To provide the best performance the AZ-EQ6 features ultra-quiet stepper motors...
Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5 Mount (S30200) $2,570.00
Versatile, Lightweight, and Astonishingly Accurate The AZ-EQ5 hybrid mount epitomizes Sky-Watcher’s commitment to innovation. Part Alt-Az mount, part German equatorial, the AZ-EQ5 is Sky-Watcher’s most versatile mount. Capable of aligning in either Alt-Az for casual observing, equatorial for serious astrophotography, or dual-OTA mode for astronomy outreach with twice the impact. With all this versatility, the AZ-EQ5 is ideal for the beginner astronomer who may want to try their hand at astrophotography, the seasoned pro imager, and educators passionate about sharing the night sky at events or in their community. Description Freedom Find™ Dual-Encoder System Unique to Sky-Watcher’s AZ-EQ5 is a...
Sky-Watcher SolarQuest Mount (S21170) $720.00
The Sky-Watcher SolarQuest solar tracking mount is lightweight and ridiculously easy to use. No need to worry about aligning your equipment the night before or early in the morning. Using its patented HelioFind solar finder and built-in GPS, SolarQuest automatically levels and calculates the azimuth and altitude of the Sun, all with the single push of a button. Once self-aligned, the mount locates and tracks the Sun for hours at a time. SolarQuest is perfect for eclipse chasers, educators who teach science and astronomy during the day, or anyone fascinated with our nearest star. Description Tired of wasting half the...
Sky-Watcher AZ5 Mount with Steel Tripod (S... $570.00
  A rock-solid platform for the ultimate visual experience. Description The Sky-Watcher AZ5 is a lightweight, easy-to-use, grab-and-go telescope mount for visual astronomy and daytime terrestrial observations. Constructed from cast aluminum and designed to attach a wide variety of OTAs and other optical equipment up to 15-pounds (6.8kg) in weight, via a regular 45mm, Vixen-style dovetail bar. Adjustable 1.75-inch rolled steel tripod legs provide a sturdy platform for a smooth and enjoyable viewing experience. Quick Overview 15-pound payload capacity Vixen-style saddle Geared, slow motion control for precise manual tracking Rigid, all-metal construction tripod Included pier extension Adjustable tension clutches Whats...

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