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Orion Telescopes
Orion SkyView Altazimuth Telescope Mount
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  • This heavy-duty Orion altazimuth mount can support one or two telescopes weighing up to 25 lbs. each
  • Stable altazimuth platform for easy viewing with scopes as large as an 8" reflector or 9.25" SCT
  • Large knurled-aluminum knobs on both axes allow tension to be optimized for smooth telescope motion
  • Sturdy 1-3/4"-diameter steel tripod legs are braced by a combination spreader bar/accessory tray
  • Dual-telescope setup lets your family and fellow star-partiers view right along with you

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Item #  09017

The Orion SkyView AZ mount is a heavy-duty altazimuth mount that can support large telescopes weighing up to 25 lbs. — without the need for counterweights — allowing smooth, simple, stable operation. It's designed to hold one telescope, or two telescopes side by side!

Orion's SkyView AZ altazimuth head features dual dovetail slots to allow attachment of two telescopes in tandem, to double your viewing versatility. (You do have more than one telescope, don't you?) Now you can keep, say, your rich-field refractor and your long focal-length Mak or SCT on the same mount at the same time! Or your daytime spotting scope and your deep space reflector. You'll be a hit with your family, your friends, and fellow star-partiers whom you can invite to view right along with you.

The SkyView AZ mount provides a stable platform for easy altazimuth viewing with telescopes as large as an 8" reflector or 9.25" Schmidt-Cassegrain. Two telescopes of up to 25 lbs. each can be mounted simultaneously. They can be positioned parallel to each other or offset in altitude to point to different parts of the sky. Large knurled-aluminum knobs on both axes allow the tension to be optimized for smooth motion. The beefy 1-3/4"-diameter steel tripod legs adjust in height and are braced by a combination spreader bar/accessory tray for extra rigidity.

Whether you have one telescope or two to put on it, you will soon wonder how you ever got along without the Orion SkyView AZ mount's stability, portability, and effortless maneuverability. Weighs 19 lbs., 8 oz.


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.


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

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  • Weight rating
    50 lbs.
  • Dovetail bar system
  • Bearing material
    PTFE bearings
  • Tripod material
  • Height range of mount
    42.25 in. - 55.00 in.
  • Weight, mount/tripod
    19.5 lbs.
  • Weight, fully assembled
    19.5 lbs.
  • Additional included accessories
    Accessory tray
  • Other features
  • Warranty
    One year
Large knurled aluminum tension knobs for both axes
Sturdy 1.75 inch diameter steel telescope tripod legs

Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order 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


This product is available to ship Standard delivery within the 50 US states, APO/DPO/FPO addresses and US territories/protectorates. Delivery is not available to Canada.

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