Vixen's new Advanced Polaris (AP) Equatorial Mount adapts to your observing needs. Ideally suited for both beginners and experienced observers who want a simple Grab and Go Equatorial Mount.
The Advanced Polaris Telescope Mount has slow motion Right Ascention and Declination controls for manual control. With the friction control system the mount can be quickly moved to your target object. This Advanced Polaris mount can be upgraded to the Advanced Polaris M Mount that employs the RA Motor module, complete with the STAR BOOK ONE hand controller, making it is easy to track celestial objects. Upgrade further and add the DEC Motor Module. Includes the APP-TL130 Tripod.
RA Slow Motion/DEC Slow Motion: Worm and Wheel Gears with 140 Tooth whole circle micro-movement
RA Axis: 59mm diameter, aluminum alloy
DEC Axis: 59mm diameter, aluminum alloy
Azimuth Adjustment: Twin screw knobs About 1.4° per rotation
Altitude Adjustment: Latitude between 0° ~ 65°,with a tangent screw bolts about 1.9° per rotation
Number of Bearings: 7 Pieces- Ball Bearings
Counterweight Bar: 20mm Diameter Steel
Counterweight: 1.0 Kg
Optional: Drive Motor
Optional: Pulse Motor RA
Tracking/Slewing: Manual Operation
Loading Capacity: About 13.2 lbs excluding counterweight
Tripod: 6.6 lbs; Height 21-45.5"