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 sleek design of the AXD Equatorial Mount covers innovative gearing (View here) for superior performance. Controlled by Vixen's new STAR BOOK TEN, the AXD combines all the features that the serious astronomer has been waiting for. The AXD Mount was names a 2011 Star Product by Astronomy Magazine.... Learn MoreFREE SHIPPINGModel#: 36911(48 States)