Celestron Omni CG4 Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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CE-91509
  • Omni CG-4 Telescope Mount.
  • German Equatorial mount design.
  • Designed for the Omni XLT Series Telescopes.
  • Counterweights and Accessory Tray included.
  • Tripod has Sturdy 1.75-Inch Steel Legs.
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  • Regular price $429.95
  • $289.00
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Celestron Omni CG4 Equatorial Mount and Tripod

The Celestron Omni CG4 Mount, originally paired with and trusted to hold the  Omni XLT series telescopes from Celestron is available as a standalone product. You are now able to experience the smooth tracking and intuitive features combine with any scope of your choosing! Coming equipped with a sturdy tripod and two locking counterweights for improved customization, the Omni CG4 is the perfect mount and tripod combination to get any astronomer started in style and with assured high quality.

Highlighted Features of the Celestron Omni CG4 EQ Mount

  • German Equatorial mount and tripod as supplied with all Omni XLT Series telescopes.
  • Includes RA and DEC slow-motion controls and setting circles.
  • Tripod has an adjustable height 1.75-inch tubular steel leg tripod.
  • A center brace or, accessory tray, with a bubble level.
  • Two locking counterweights: 7 lb and 4 lb.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

ComputerizedManual
Free ShippingYes
Head DesignEquatorial
Instrument Capacity20 lb
Telescope ConnectionVixen Style
Warranty2 Year Warranty

INCLUDED ITEMS

  • Celestron Omni CG4 Equatorial Mount.
  • RA and DEC slow-motion Controls and setting circles.
  • Omni CG4 Tripod with 1.75 Inch Adjustable Steel Legs.
  • Accessory Tray/ Spreader with bubble level.
  • Counterweight #1: 7 pounds/ locking.
  • Counterweight #2: 4 pounds/ locking.
  • Celestron's 2 Year Telescope Warranty.

 

 

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01/16/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Celeston cg4

I put a big 6 inch refractor on it. The mount is up to the task but I had to purchase an extra counterweight.

JR
05/12/2019
JERRY R.
United States
Goog service, too many popups

I got what I ordered and a whole lot of popups for thing I already had! Give me a break!

JM
04/02/2019
Joshua M.
GREAT BUDGET MOUNT

Was a great starter mount for me. Would have given 5 stars except the DEC axis was INSANELY tight out of the box. It would creak and jump when trying to turn the slow motion knob. I disassembled my mount and regreased everything and tensioned everything properly. It moved buttery smooth after that! Adding a polar scope and the dual-axis motor drive really took it to the next level as well. With careful polar alignment (using polar scope & SharpCap) I was able to achieve 3 minute exposures with the motor drive. Not too shabby for a non-goto non-computerized mount!

TC
02/08/2019
Ted C.
United States
Omni cg4

I am still reading and learning about the cg4 since I have not owned an Equatorial mount before. Certainly am impressed by its quality and appearance. Look forward to using it when better weather arrives. The manual that came with it is really excellent for someone like myself with limited experience. Thanks for checking with me. Ted cates

JM
01/12/2019
J M.
Good value EQ Mount for light-weight scopes

I have used this for a number of years and have found it really great for grab-and-go with my Celestron 102 & Lunt 80mm solar scopes. I did do a little work adjusting the bearings once, but haven't fussed with them for a couple of years. The slow-motion controls work great (I've add another knob so I have one on each side of the polar axis). One of the things that has recommended it to me is that I've successfully used it for student star parties and been able to tell the young, inexperienced observers to just rotate the polar slo-mo knob while looking through the eyepiece to get the object of interest back into view when it slides out of the field. The explanation has to include pointing out the right knob, of course, but "driving" the scope seems to add to the fun for them. The length of the C 102 (which I bought separately) is about the limit for this mount, I'd say: it's somewhat more than 1000mm long with the dew shield and focuser extended. With something of that length, you have to be willing to wait out dampening of vibration when you adjust the focus, but I've used it at star parties at 125x w/o anyone complaining.

CC
12/06/2018
Charles C.
United States
Great EQ mount

This Is the best bang for the buck. you will not do better at this price.