Orion 9996 Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount


On Sale Now! Free Shipping Included! Save 5% on the Orion 9996 Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount by Orion at KLMarkert Photo. MPN: 9996. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This rock-solid GoTo Mount will provide night after night of stable support for your telescope while letting you enjoy precise object location and accurate motorized tracking. The stalwart Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount can easily handle up to 40 lbs. of astronomy equipment. Its GoTo database of over 42,000 celestial objects can show you and your family spectacular celestial sights night after night, while internal DC stepper motors track selected target objects for relaxed o


Orion 9996 Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount by Orion
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This rock-solid GoTo Mount will provide night after night of stable support for your telescope while letting you enjoy precise object location and accurate motorized tracking. The stalwart Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount can easily handle up to 40 lbs. of astronomy equipment. Its GoTo database of over 42,000 celestial objects can show you and your family spectacular celestial sights night after night, while internal DC stepper motors track selected target objects for relaxed observations. Astrophotographers love the Orion Atlas EQ-G Mount due to its precise tracking, affordable price, and robust load capacity, which all work together to provide the high accuracy required to capture detailed images of the night sky. Whether you're looking for a solid GoTo mount for visual use of a telescope, or you're gearing up for a rewarding astrophotography hobby, the Orion Atlas EQ-G GoTo Mount fits the bill with rugged elegance. The sturdy Atlas EQ-G Mount supports tube assemblies of up to 40 lbs. and boasts 2"-diameter stainless steel legs. The Atlas EQ-G will lead you and your telescope to a variety of celestial wonders on any clear night with its sophisticated GoTo system database of well over 42,000 objects. Once an object is centered, The Atlas EQ-G Mount's robust internal DC stepper motors track the object for comfortable extended views. The internal motors offer nine slew rates ranging from 2x to 800x sidereal and three tracking rates: sidereal, lunar, and solar. An included RS-232 interface cable, illuminated polar-axis scope, and 13" long "Vixen-style" narrow dovetail mounting plate round out the features of this impressive GoTo equatorial mount. Backlash compensation and programmable PEC provide the responsiveness for guiding and the tracking accuracy needed for astrophotography. There's also a jack for a CCD autoguider. Requires external 12-volt DC power source or AC-to-DC wall adapter. Weighs 54 lbs., not including counterweights.

Features & Highlights

  • The heavy-duty Atlas EQ-G equatorial telescope mount and tripod has ample strength to support up to a 40-lb. equipment load to easily manage all visual or astrophotographic applications
  • Select from among 42,900 celestial objects to explore using the intuitive menus on the computerized GoTo hand controller
  • Internal DC stepper motors offer nine slew rates ranging from 2x to 800x sidereal and three tracking rates: sidereal, lunar, and solar
  • Features a convenient CCD autoguider jack ; weighs 54 lbs. without counterweights attached
  • Includes an illuminated polar-axis scope for easy polar-alignment, 13" dovetail mounting plate, two 11-lb. counterweights, 12V DC power cable, RS-232 cable, and more - requires external 12-volt DC power source or AC-to-DC wall adapter (sold separately) for motorized operation

Additional Information

Brand:
Orion
Manufacturer:
Orion
Category:
Reflectors
Model:
9996
MPN:
9996
UPC:
759270099961
Part Number:
9996
Publisher:
Orion
Binding:
Electronics
Item Weight:
76 pounds
Package Weight:
88 pounds
Package Size:
33 x 11 x 45 inches

 


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