Orion EQ1 Equatorial Mount and Tripod

Orion EQ1 Equatorial Mount and Tripod

$129.99

The Orion EQ1 equatorial mount is an economical equatorial mount, suitable for refractor telescopes up to 80mm, reflector telescopes up to 114mm, and Maksutov-Cassegrain scopes up to 90mm.

Mount accepts Sky-Watcher and Orion standard tube rings, and may fit other brands (rings sold separately). A 1/4 20tpi mounting adapter is also available (sold separately).

This mount can be upgraded to accept a clock drive motor to track the sky.

Features

  • Dual-axis slow motion controls allow for easy movement
  • Light-weight, very portable
  • Adjustable height aluminum tripod

Mount Specifications

  • Mount Type: Equatorial style
  • Polar Finder: not available
  • RA Axis: 360° continuous slow-motion
  • DEC Axis: 20° limited slow-motion
  • Analog setting circles
  • Adjustable-height Aluminum tripod
  • Color: Brown
  • One year warranty

Weights and Dimensions

  • Carrying capacity 3.2kg (7lbs) (not including counterweights)
  • Tripod Weight: 1.5kg (3.3lbs)
  • Mount Weight: 1.5kg (3.3lbs)
  • Counterweight: 2.08kg (4.6lbs)
  • Total Weight: 5.08kg (11.2lbs)
  • Mount Height 25.4cm (10")
  • Tripod Height 65.5-120cm (25.8-47.5")