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*2nd* 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.


Item #  79828
  • 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.
  • Additional included accessories
    Other included items are not always the same between a new and a second. Seconds may be older versions of the new product, or may be customer returns where accessory substitutions have been made.
  • Other features
    2nds are covered by Orion's Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Warranty
    One year

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock items ship the same business day. Orders received after noon 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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