Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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  • Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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    Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod

    Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod

    Are you looking for a light duty mount with a light duty price tag? Then check this out... The smooth-moving, sturdy Orion AstroView mount provides a robust equatorial system for almost any telescope!

    The heavy-duty equatorial head on the Orion Astro View Equatorial Mount has enclosed worm gears, azimuth adjustment and dual slow-motion controls. What's more, the newly designed equatorial head features dovetail plate for quick attachment of telescope tube assemblies, making set up and take down a breeze!

    Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod Features

    • The smooth-moving, sturdy AstroView mount provides a robust equatorial support system for any telescope weighing up to 12 lbs.
    • Heavy-duty equatorial head has enclosed worm gears, azimuth adjustment and dual slow-motion controls for convenient manual tracking of celestial objects
    • Modern equatorial mount head design features removable dovetail plate for quick attachment of a telescope without using tools
    • Includes adjustable-height aluminum tripod
    • Weighs 27.5 lbs
    Orion Product Number: 9822

    Drop-Ship Policy Note: To expedite your order, this telescope (or mount) may be drop-shipped directly from Orion's warehouse to you and availability will be based on Orion's inventory levels. OPT will contact you immediately if there are any delays on shipment and will provide an estimated lead-time. If the product is not readily available, you will have the option to keep the order open with a 10% deposit. Additional Orion items may be drop-shipped along with the telescope (or mount), or shipped directly from our own OPT stock. Non-Orion items will be shipped directly from the OPT warehouse. As a courtesy, OPT will cover all costs for splitting orders and separate shipments.

    If a return issue should arise with an Orion drop-ship item, please note that OPT will be required to issue a minimum 10% restocking fee for its return to Orion. With this exception, all other conditions of the OPT return policy apply. Please feel free to call us at 1-800-483-6287or e-mail us if you have any questions on Orion Drop-Ship product availability or on this policy. We're here to serve you!

    Additional Information

    Accessory Tray IncludedYes
    Counterweights(1) 7.5 lb. (1) 4 lb.
    GPS includedNo
    Hand Controller included None Available
    Head DesignEquatorial
    Latitude Range 63 degrees
    Leg Length 56"
    Mount ElectronicsNone/ Manual
    Power Supply included Does Not Require Power
    Saddle WidthV Series
    Tracking ModesEQ North & EQ South
    Tripod or Pier includedYes
    Warranty1 Year Warranty
    Weight Capacity12 lbs.
    Weight of HeadNot supplied by manufacturer
    Weight of Tripod/Monopod27.5 lbs. Total Weight

    Questions & Answers

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    • will this equatorial mount with the "v" series head accept a celestron SC telescope with CG5 dovetail mount?

      As long as the SCT you are mounting is less than the 12 lb weight capacity of the AstroView mount (5" and 6" would work, but 8" scopes are too heavy), a scope with a CG5 rail will fit right onto this mount. You may need to get an additional counterweight

    • Is this mount good for tracking.... I have got RC 6.. thanks

      This equatorial is driven manually, so it wouldn't do very well for tracking. If you were to purchase the Orion EQ-3M Single-Axis Telescope Drive for this mount. It would be sufficient enough for visual use. If you plan on doing any astrophotography, I wo

    • can I use this mount with a 8 inch tube

      For visual use, this mount will work with a light 8" tube (SCT or f/4-f/5 Newtonian) as long as the total weight is below 18-20 lbs.