Orion SkyView Pro EQ Mount

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Orion SkyView Pro EQ Mount
$399.99
Item # OR-9829
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  • Heavy-duty Orion SkyView Pro EQ Mount sets a new quality standard for demanding amateur astronomers.
  • Supports telescope tubes up to 20 lbs; tubes attach via a quick-release dovetail bar.
  • The Orion SkyView Pro EQ Mount features enclosed 360-degree worm gears and 86mm-diameter setting circles for easy object location.
  • Dual slow-motion knobs allow fine manual control; accepts optional electronic drives.
  • The Orion SkyView Pro EQ Mount includes two counterweights (4 and 7.5 lbs). Total weight with counterweights equals 35 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.
Description

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Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount and Tripod

Are you looking for a heavy duty equatorial mount and tripod that isn't heavy on the price tag? Then the Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount could be right for you.

Capable of supporting telescope optical tube assemblies up to 20 lbs., the Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount allows quick attachment and release of the OTA via a dovetail bar. To keep sensitive parts for aging, the 360-degree worm gears are fully enclosed.

The Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount also features an 86mm diameter setting circle feature which helps locate objects faster and easier. The dual slow motion knobs allow for manual control and are easily upgradeable with electronic drives featured under our Accessories tab.

To keep the load balanced, the Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount is supplied with two counterweights - 4 lb. and 7.5 lbs. - and the entire assembled unit weighs 35 lbs.

Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial Mount and Tripod Features

  • Heavy-duty SkyView Pro equatorial mount and tripod provides a solid and stable foundation for astronomical telescope use
  • Supports telescope tubes weighing up to 20 lbs; tubes attach via an included quick-release dovetail bar
  • Slow-motion knobs on Declination (Dec) and Right Ascension (RA) axes allow fine manual motion control and tracking of celestial objects as they appear to migrate across the night sky
  • Includes two counterweights (4 and 7.5 lbs) Total weight with counterweights equals 35 lbs.
  • Accepts optional TrueTrack dual-axis electronic drive or our SVP GoTo upgrade kit (both sold separately)
Orion Product Number: 9829

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-9829
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 - Optional 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 20 lbs.
Leg Length 42.25" - 55"
Accessory Tray Included? Yes
Material Steel
Power Supply Included None - Does Not Require Power
Latitude Range 16º - 64º
Weight of Tripod/Monopod 36.5 lbs. Total Weight
Weight of Head Not supplied by manufacturer
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Tripod
  • Equatorial mount
  • Tube ring mounting plate
  • 7.3 lb counterweight
  • 4.0 lb counterweight
  • Counterweight shaft
  • Tripod accessory tray
  • Slow-motion control knobs
  • Polar axis finder scope cover
  • Latitude adjustment L-bolt
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Product Questions

I came across this equitorial mount and I cannot tell who is the manufacturer? There are no numbers or makers mark. Where would I find them
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