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!