Vixen Advanced Polaris Mount w/ RA Motor & Starbook One Controller

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Vixen Advanced Polaris Mount w/ RA Motor & Starbook One Controller
$1,279.00
Item # VX-39973TL130
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  • The Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount is ideally equipped for beginners and experienced observers alike.
  • This highly portable equatorial mount is perfect for those who want a light, compact "grab and go" mount for spontaneous observing adventures.
  • This Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount comes with the RA Motor unit and Star Book One controller, allowing for simple, user-friendly object tracking.
  • Completely adaptable to your specific observing needs.
  • The Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount has a payload capacity of 13.2 lbs. sans counterweights.
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Vixen Advanced Polaris Mount w/ RA Motor & Starbook One Controller


The new Vixen Advanced Polaris Equatorial Mount expands on the advancements put forth by Great Polaris and Sphinx Mounts. This version comes with a TL130 tripod, Right Ascension Motor unit, and Star Book One controller, allowing for simple, user-friendly object tracking. The versatile Vixen AP Mount can be configured to your specific observing needs. Ideally equipped for beginners as well as experienced viewers, The Vixen AP Mount is perfect for anyone who wants a light, compact mount for spontaneous observing adventures.

Star Book One Controller Functions:

  • Celestial, Solar, Lunar, and King's Rate Tracking
  • Slewing speeds variable from 0.1x to 999x sidereal
  • Backlash compensation
  • Periodic Error Correction
  • Autoguider port
  • Adjustable screen brightness
  • Direction keys
  • Red LED light


Vixen Advanced Polaris Mount Specifications...


  • RA and 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: 2.2 lbs.
  • Optional: Polar Axis Scope
  • Drive Motor: Pulse Motor RA
  • Tracking/ Slewing: Star Book One (60x slewing speed max)
  • External Power Supply: Micro USB-B
  • Loading Capacity: 13.2 lbs. excluding counterweight


Vixen Product Number: 39973TL130
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU VX-39973TL130
Head Design Equatorial
Tripod or Pier Included? Yes
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Motorized - Single Drive
Manufacturer Vixen
Warranty 5 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included Vixen Starbook One
# of Counterweights Included 1
Weight of Counterweights 2.2 lbs.
Weight Capacity 13.2 lbs.
Tracking Modes EQ North, EQ South
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Vixen Advanced Polaris Mount w/ RA Motor
  • Starbook One Controller
  • TL130 Tripod
  • 2.2 lb. Counterweight
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