The superb SkyWatcher EQ3-2 deluxe equatorial mount receives high marks from experienced observers. This sturdy mount offers precision and stability along with a host of other features for the serious astronomer. The EQ3-2 deluxe equatorial mount rests firmly on a large, adjustable aluminium tripod with accessory tray. A bubble level allows for quick and accurate levelling. Slow-motion control knobs allow for continuous manual tracking of celestial objects. The precision mount features full 360º worm-gear tracking controls on both R.A. and DEC. axes. Dual metal setting circle dials allow quick location of target using celestial coordinates. An optional polarscope is available for aiding in polar alignment. Optional single-axis and dual-axis D.C. motor drives can be installed for auto-tracking purposes.
SkyWatcher EQ3-2 deluxe equatorial Mount
Designation – EQ3-2
Max. additional load capacity (5kg)
Polar elevation setting (28-65°)
Material of worm gear – Bronze
Material of worm wheel – Aluminium
Axle bearings – Ball-bearings and plain-bearings
Counterweight(s) (piece) – 2 (1.8 kg and 3.42 kg)
Diameter of counterweight bar (18mm)
Operating temperature -30 to +40
Material of counterweights – Steel
Mounting saddle – Vixen-Style
Other contents – Slow motion cable
Max. tripod height (123cm)
Tripod material – Aluminium
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