Compared to Altaz, Equatorial mounts moves with the diurnal motion of earth, meaning they have much smoother slewing across celestial coordinates. German Equatorial mounts are often preferred for high-end astrophotography and exposures, but must be aligned perfectly north to verify you'll get successfull tracking when conducting exceptionally long camera exposures.
The stalwart Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount can handle up to 40 lbs. of astronomy equipment easily. Its computerized GoTo database of over 42,000 celestial objects can lead you and your family to spectacular celestial sights night after night.... Learn MoreModel#: 24338
The Orion Atlas EQ-G Equatorial Mount has been a standard in affordable, astrophotography-capable, GoTo mounts for nearly a decade.... Learn MoreModel#: 10010