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Orion EQ-2 Equatorial Telescope Mount
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  • Equatorial telescope mount and tripod provides stable support and easy one-handed manual tracking of celestial objects for any small telescope or spotting scope weighing up to 9 lbs.
  • Features dual setting circles and slow-motion controls, latitude scale and counterweight
  • Includes aluminum tripod with hinged center brace and handy accessory tray
  • Accepts optional Orion EQ-2M electronic drive for convenient autotracking
  • Mount and tripod weighs 18 lbs.


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Item #  09828

Put practically any small telescope or spotting scope atop this sturdy Orion equatorial telescope mount and enjoy easy one-handed tracking of celestial objects. EQ-2 head is larger, stronger, and more stable than its predecessor, and has improved latitude adjuster. Features dual setting circles and slow-motion controls, latitude scale, and counterweight. Aluminum tripod with hinged center brace includes improved accessory tray. Add optional EQ-2M computerized drive for convenient autotracking. Weighs 18 lbs.

Warranty

Limited Warranty against defects in materials or workmanship for one year from date of purchase. This warranty is for the benefit of the original retail purchaser only. For complete warranty details contact us at 800-676-1343.

Warning

Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

Product Support
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  • Best for imaging
    Lunar & planetary
  • Astro-imaging capability
    Lunar & planetary
  • Weight rating
    9 lbs.
  • Dovetail bar system
    No
  • Motor drive compatibility
    Clock drive sold separately
  • Bearing material
    Friction bearings
  • Latitude range
    16-72
  • Setting circles
    Yes
  • Polar-axis scope
    Not available
  • Counterweights
    One 4.8 lb.
  • Counterweight bar length
    8 in.
  • Diameter of counterweight shaft
    12mm
  • Height range of mount
    35.00 in. - 55.50 in.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    18.0 lbs.
  • Warranty
    One year
Tripod legs
Orion equatorial mount
5 lb counterweight
Counterweight shaft
Tripod accessory tray
Slow-motion control knobs
Accessory tray bracket

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Orders received after 1pm will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

A per-item shipping charge (in addition to the standard shipping and handling charge) applies to this product due to its size and weight. This charge varies based on the shipping method.

Standard Delivery: $0.00
3 Day Delivery: $30.00
2 Day Delivery: $30.00
Next Day Delivery: $38.00

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