Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod

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Orion AstroView Equatorial Mount and Tripod
$259.99
Item # OR-9822
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  • Smooth-moving, sturdy Orion AstroView Mount provides a steady equatorial system for small to medium telescopes.
  • Construction features include heavy-duty equatorial head with enclosed worm gears, azimuth adjustment, polar alignment scope and dual slow-motion controls.
  • Newly designed equatorial head on the Orion AstroView Mount features dovetail plate for quick attachment of telescope tube - without tools!
  • Includes adjustable height aluminum tripod and is compatible with the EQ-3M electronic DC drive systems (sold separately). Weight capacity is 12 lbs.
  • Note: To save shipping delays, this telescope (or mount) may be drop-shipped directly from Orion's warehouse to you. Please read the details at the bottom of the product description for more information.
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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

Additional Information

SKU OR-9822
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? Yes
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included None/ Manual
Manufacturer Orion
Warranty 1 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included None - None Available
# of Counterweights Included 2
Weight of Counterweights (1) 7.5 lb. (1) 4 lb.
Objects in Database N/A
Saddle Width V Series
Weight Capacity 12 lbs.
Leg Length 36" - 56"
Accessory Tray Included? Yes
Material Aluminum
Power Supply Included None - Does Not Require Power
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
Latitude Range 18º - 63º
Weight of Tripod/Monopod 27.5 lbs. Total Weight
Weight of Head Not supplied by manufacturer
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Tripod legs
  • Equatorial mount
  • Polar axis finder scope
  • 7.5 lb counterweight
  • 4.0 lb counterweight
  • Counterweight shaft
  • Tripod accessory tray
  • Slow-motion control knobs
  • Polar axis scope cover
  • Leg attachment screws
  • Wing nuts
  • Washers
  • Leg lock knobs
Questions & Answers

Product Questions

Is this mount good for tracking....
I have got RC 6..
thanks
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will this equatorial mount with the "v" series head accept a celestron SC telescope with CG5 dovetail mount?
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can I use this mount with a 8 inch tube
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