Light-Weight computerised alt-azimuth GoTo mount with encoders for terrestrial panoramic work or touring the night sky
Tour the night sky or take amazing panoramic stills or video images automatically.
This great little multi-purpose computerized mount is designed and intended for a wide variety of applications such as panoramic photography, daytime viewing, videography and astronomical viewing.The Star Discovery Pro mount is capable of automatically moving to various preprogrammed positions and controls the camera shutter to take a picture at each position automatically, taking the complexity out of producing panoramic video or photographs. It also supports latest patented Freedom FInd (dual-enocder) Technology.
Freedom Find - tracking made easy!
With the patented Freedom Find (dual-encoder) technology which allows the telescope to be moved manually or electronically in either axis without losing its alignment or positional information. After moving to a new object the telescope or rather the mount itself will automatically begin to track the object accurately. No re-setup is required in one observing session.
The pictures at right show how a optional small telescope, camcorder, DSLR or spotting scope can be fitted to this versatile mount.
-Utilize your still camera to create time-lapse panning videos
-Electronic shutter release to automatically trigger camera exposures in panoramic mode*
-Motorized panning head for video cameras
-Synscan 4 hand control with database of over 40,000celestial objects
-Camera Cruising: DSLR interface.
-Tripod Adjustable height, steel tripod legs, accessory tray
-Alignment Procedures Brightest-Star Alignment, Two-Star alignment
-SynScan 4 hand controller, flash upgradeable
-Database Complete Messier, NGC, IC and SAO catalogues, 25 user defined objects, over 40,000 objects
-Dovetail Compatibility Accepts Vixen-style dovetail plates
-Load capacity up to 5 Kg
-Power Requirement 12VDC
Can be powered by 8 x AA batteries (not included) or using optional 12VDC adaptor with power tank or AC adaptor
- Star Discovery Pro mount head
- Steel tube leg tripod
- Eyepiece Accessory Tray
- SynScan V4 hand control
- Hand control tripod leg holder with velcro
- RS232 hand control upgrade cable
- Tool kit and User Guide
** See our review - Highly Recommended