Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial GoTo Telescope Mount
Item #24709
4.6 / 5.0
$899.99
The Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial GoTo Telescope Mount is designed for the serious amateur astronomer. It includes GoTo computerized pointing to over 42,900 celestial objects and can support telescopes weighing up to 20 lbs.
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    • Designed for the budget-conscious amateur astronomer who wants to enjoy the benefits of GoTo technology, our affordable SkyView Pro EQ equatorial telescope mount and tripod is equipped with GoTo computerized pointing to over 42,900 celestial objects
    • German equatorial platform supports telescopes weighing up to 20 lbs. for a wide variety of applications
    • Select from among 42,900 celestial objects using the intuitive menus on the GoTo hand controller, or take an automated tour of the finest celestial showpieces
    • Stainless steel legs provide a solid stance for stable views free of excessive vibration
    • The equatorial mount accepts an optional polar-axis finder scope (sold separately)

    Designed for the serious amateur astronomer, the heavy-duty Orion SkyView Pro has always offered stability and precision control. Now with GoTo capability, this popular mount effortlessly guides your telescope to over 42,900 celestial gems.

    Supporting telescopes weighing up to 20 lbs., this German-type equatorial platform features an all-metal head with enclosed 360-deg worm gears on both axes for smooth motion. Stainless steel legs give the tripod a solid stance. Other great features include an azimuth fine-adjustment and latitude scale for easier polar alignment, large lever locks for the right ascension and declination axes, and tripod leg extensions. The telescope mount accepts an optional polar-axis finder scope (sold separately). Also available in a standard, non-GoTo configuration that can be upgraded with a GoTo system at any time.

    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 800-447-1001.

    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

    Visit our product support section for instruction manuals and more

  • Specs
    • Best for imaging:
      Deep sky
    • Astro-imaging capability:
      Lunar, planetary & long exposure
    • Weight rating:
      20 lbs.
    • Dovetail bar system:
      Yes
    • Motor drive compatibility:
      Clock drive included
    • Alignment procedure:
      3-Star Alignment, 2-Star Alignment, 1-Star Alignment
    • Number of objects in database:
      42,000+
    • Tracking rates:
      Sidereal, Solar and Lunar
    • Motor speeds:
      3.4°/sec, 600x, 500x, 400x, 64x, 32x, 16x, 8x, 2x, 1.75x, 1.5x, 1.25x
    • Motor type:
      Microstep driven stepper motors
    • Bearing material:
      Sealed ball bearings
    • Power requirement:
      12-volt DC (tip positive)
    • PEC:
      Yes
    • GPS:
      Sold separately
    • Latitude range:
      16-64
    • Setting circles:
      Yes
    • Polar-axis scope:
      Sold separately
    • Counterweights:
      One 7.5 lb.
    • Available ports:
      RS-232, autoguider
    • Tripod material:
      Steel
    • Tripod leg diameter:
      1.75 in.
    • Counterweight bar length:
      10 in.
    • Diameter of counterweight shaft:
      20mm
    • Height range of mount:
      42.25 in. - 55.00 in.
    • Weight, mount/tripod:
      36.5 lbs.
    • Weight, fully assembled:
      36.5 lbs.
    • Additional included accessories:
      Eyepiece rack
    • Other features:
      Integral carry handle
    • Warranty:
      One year
  • In The Box
    Tripod
    Tripod support tray
    Equatorial mount
    Latitude adjustment L-bolt
    Tube ring mounting plate
    Counterweight shaft
    Large counterweight
    Small counterweight
    2 Slow-motion control knobs
    Polar axis finder scope cover
  • Important Shipping Information

    Orders received by 1pm Eastern Standard Time for in-stock items ship 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
    Standard Delivery to Canada: $40.00
    3 Day Delivery: $105.00
    2 Day Delivery: $105.00
    Next Day Delivery: $131.00

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