Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Tracking Mount - Photo Package

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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Tracking Mount - Photo Package
$319.00
Item # SW-S20520
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  • This Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Photo Package has multiple preprogrammed speeds for doing time lapse photography
  • The Star Adventurer has a DSLR camera interface with automatic shutter control for time lapse work
  • The S20520 SkyWatcher Star Adventurer is made from high quality aluminum, steel, and electronic components to provide reliable operation
  • Align to the pole with the built in polar scope with illuminator
  • The Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount offers a variety of tracking rates, including Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
  • The Photo Package includes the Star Adventurer Mount, built-in polar scope with illuminator, and the ball head adapter
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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Photo Package

This Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Photo Package consists of the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount, a built-in polar scope with an illuminator, and a Sky-Watcher Ball Head Adapter. This combination can be used for astronomy, astrophotography, and time-lapse photography.

This Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Photo Package is built around the Star Adventurer mount, which is a high precision, portable, and stable celestial tracking platform for sidereal, solar, and lunar tracking with an automatic DSLR shutter release control. This multi-function mount also contains preprogrammed parameters which are designed to assist you in creating interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR.

The Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount can be installed on a photo tripod or other mount which has an adjustable head. If you are going to align the Star Adventurer to the celestial pole, be sure that your photo head can tilt back far enough so that you can see the celestial pole with the included Polar Scope at your particular latitude.

It is possible to do a rough polar alignment of this mount using a regular adjustable photo head or ball head. In case you wish to do a precision polar alignment of your package, we suggest you also purchase the optional Star Adventurer Latitude Equatorial Base (SW-S20530) which provides the controls for performing this precise polar alignment.

Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Photo Package Specifications

  • Mount Type: Ultra compact equatorial tracking platform
  • Saddle Type: Vixen-style dovetail
  • Mounting Threads: 1/4-20 or 3/8"
  • Motor Drive: DC servo
  • Tracking Rates: Sidereal, 1/2 Sidereal, Solar, Lunar; Time-lapse photography: 12hr, 4hr, 2hr rev.
  • Power Required: External mini USB power connection or 4 AA batteries
  • Payload: 11 lb
  • Built-in auto-guiding interface
  • External Mini USB power support
  • Low power consumption for convenient operation
  • Lifetime free firmware upgrade

Note: The photos show the Star Adventurer mount attached to a generic ball head for illustration purposes. This product does not include a ball head. You will need to provide your own ball head or other adjustable photo head for your tripod.

Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU SW-S20520
UPC Code 50234205207
Head Design Tracker
Tripod or Pier Included? No
GPS Included? No
Electronics Included Motorized - Single Drive
Manufacturer Sky-Watcher
Warranty 2 Year Warranty
Hand Controller Included None - None Available
# of Counterweights Included 0
Tracking Rates Lunar, Sidereal, Solar
Mount Special Features Illuminated Polar FInder
Saddle Width V Series
Weight Capacity 11 lb.
Power Supply Included None - Requires AA Batteries
Weight of Head 2.2 lb.
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Included Items

Included Items

  • Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer Multi-Function Mount
  • Polar Scope With Illuminator
  • Ball Head Adapter
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