The Celestron Piggyback Mount is a great accessory for all observers interested in deep-sky astrophotography. This mount allows you to attach your camera, with its lens, to the top of the telescope.
Celestron Telescope Piggyback Camera Mount
Its unique design also allows you to fit your NexStar telescope's Star Pointer on top of the Piggyback so that you can accurately navigate your telescope and conduct astrophotography at the same time. The Piggyback adapter mounts to the rear cell of the 5, 6, and 8 SE NexStar telescopes as well as all 5-14" Schmidt Cassegrain models.
Celestron Product Number: 93609
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SKU CE-93609 UPC Code 050234936095 Manufacturer Celestron Warranty 2 Year Warranty
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- Celestron Telescope Piggyback Camera Mount
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Product QuestionsDoes the mounting screw pattern for this match the spacing and size for the star finder mount on older NexStar 5 telescopes that do not have the extra mount holes?I have the nextstar slt 127 which is a Mak Cassegrain. will this work with it? im assuming it fits in the holes for the standard finder scope bracket?Question by: Ike Rodriguez on Aug 17, 2015 7:22:00 PMThis will work, but you need to be careful about the length of the screws used. The telescope tube is tapped for the two holes, but the mirror on the SLT127 is much closer to the same diameter as the tube than a larger SCT telescope, so if the screws go in too far they can obstruct the focusing mechanism by hitting the side of the mirror. You will want to check the screw lengths to make sure they don't go in any deeper than the stock screws for the finder bracket foot.Answer by: Chris Hendren (Admin) on Aug 18, 2015 11:59:00 AMWill the piggyback mount work on CPC 1100 telescopes without
additional adapter? I've seen other advertisements showing a additional adapter.
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