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Sky Watcher SolarQuest Mount

SKU : SW-S21170

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SolarQuest is for solar observation only.

This mount lets you track the Sun when most other trackers do not allow solar tracking.

Never aim a lens toward the Sun without an already affixed solar filter.

  • Weight Capacity: 11-pounds.
  • total weight: 8.9-pounds.
  • Power: 8 AA batteries (not supplied) or 12V DC with included adapter plate.
  • Dovetail: V-style.
  • Built-in GPS.
  • Helio-Find technology for auto location of the Sun.
  • Built-in 8-way joy stick for centering of the Sun.
  • DC servo motors.
  • Slew Speeds: 16x and 1200x.
  • 3/8 thread mounting hole.
  • Adjustable aluminum tripod with accessory tray.
  • Included tripod extension.

Product Details

  •  The Sky-Watcher SolarQuest Mount:

    SolarQuest is for solar observation only.

    Track the Sun with this mount and your camera or small telescope.

    The SolarQuest mount has a weight capacity of 11-pounds but weighs only 8.9-pounds.

    Power your SolarQuest mount with 8 AA batteries (not supplied) or by 12V DC with the included adapter plate.

    The dovetail is a V-style.

    This mount has a built-in GPS system and uses Helio-Find technology for auto locating of the Sun. It uses a built-in 8-way joy stick for centering the Sun.

    The DC servo motors slew at 16x and 1200x. 

    There is a 3/8-inch thread mounting hole for your solar filter equipped camera.

    Never aim a lens toward the Sun without an already affixed solar filter.

    The tripod has adjustable aluminum legs, a tripod extension, and an accessory tray.  

  • specifications

    ComputerizedMotorized
    Free ShippingYes
    Head DesignAltitude Azimuth
    Instrument Capacity11 lb
    Tripod IncludedYes
  • included items

    SolarQuest is for solar observation only.

    This mount lets you track the Sun when most other trackers do not allow solar tracking.

    Never aim a lens toward the Sun without an already affixed solar filter.

    • Weight Capacity: 11-pounds.
    • total weight: 8.9-pounds.
    • Power: 8 AA batteries (not supplied) or 12V DC with included adapter plate.
    • Dovetail: V-style.
    • Built-in GPS.
    • Helio-Find technology for auto location of the Sun.
    • Built-in 8-way joy stick for centering of the Sun.
    • DC servo motors.
    • Slew Speeds: 16x and 1200x.
    • 3/8 thread mounting hole.
    • Adjustable aluminum tripod with accessory tray.
    • Included tripod extension.

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12/07/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Sunny side up

Great mount for a small solar scope like a Lunt 60mm. Turn it on and it puts the sun in your eyepiece and tracks accurately. No muss, no fuss and at an affordable price.

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06/05/2020
Anonymous
United States United States
Sky-Watcher Solar Quest Mount

I am very impressed with the mount. It is easy to operate and tracks spot on. The instructions could be a little more detailed and the battery compartment is small. It is hard to get the battery pack and power cord stowed away.