Vixen AXD EQ Telescope Mount and Star Book Ten
The sleek design covers innovative gearing for superior performance. Controlled by Vixen's new Star Book Ten "GoTo" system, the AXD equatorial telescope mount combines all the features that the serious astronomer has been waiting for.
The full metal construction of this observatory quality equatorial mount incorporates bronze 135mm 270 tooth RA Gear and 21 Needle Bearings (13 on RA Axis & 8 on DEC Axis). Covered by Vixen's 5 Year Warranty and manufactured in Japan.
"Ten" in Japanese means "The Heavens" and this computerized telescope mount with get you there with ease. With observatory quality controls, popular deep sky objects appear on the High Definition screen and the AXD "see to" technology shows you the sky before the Go-To sends you there. With the ability to zoom to any area you can easily find your target object. When you have viewed all 270000 objects, you can enter and save your own discoveries. No computer needed with the Vixen Star Book Ten.
The new Astro Imaging capabilities of the Vixen Star Book 10 include integrated video imaging and Video Auto Guiding. With the Zoom In feature for guiding and planetary observing you can lock on an object, capture the image and save it to stack later. With all these features and Permanent PEC, Night Vision Mode, and a 270,000 Database the Star Book Ten with the new Vixen AXD Equatorial Mount is a revolutionary design for telescope mounts.
Vixen AXD Mount and Star Book Ten Features
- Vixen Star Book Ten incorporates high definition screens for uncompromised pleasure of use.
- Features integrated video imaging and auto guiding - lock on an object, capture with video and stack later!
- Vixen AXD Mount design is one of most accurate and quiet driven equatorial mounts on the market.
- Permanent Periodic Error Control (PEC) helps to provide oustanding astrophotography applications.
- "See To" technology offers up a huge data base of 270,000 listed objects.
- Built-in polar axis scope has illuminated reticle and 6 degree wide field of view.
- Star Book Ten controller provides night vision mode for comfortable field use.
- No computer needed!
- Optional Tripod or Half-Pillar sold separately.
Vixen Product Number: 36911 *Customer Note: This product number is for Vixen AXD Mount and Star Book Ten only. Tripod, telescope and piers are sold separately.