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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

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