The very sturdy EQ5 Equatorial mount provides excellent precision and stability and a host of other useful features for the serious astronomer.
The mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable stainless steel pipe tripod with accessory tray. Supplied complete with a bubble level, latitude adjuster with micrometer scale and an azimuth polar-alignment adjuster. It also features engraved aluminium setting circles and manual slow motion tracking controls. An optional polarscope is available for aiding in polar alignment.
- Optional single-axis and dual-axis D.C. motor drives can be installed for auto-tracking purposes and Synscan upgrade GOTO Kit can also be added.
- (GPS unit can be fitted if upgraded to Synscan - see Accessories opposite)