Celestron NexStar 5 SE / 6 SE / 8 SEThis counterweight system helps counterbalance heavy equipment at the visual back. The mounting bracket attaches to the side rail with a thumbscrew and slides along the rail for best positioning ... Learn More
The Farpoint D series counterweight system offers the best balance versatility by allowing you to move the weight along the length of and away from your optical tube. This set includes two 3 lbs. weights ... Learn More
Once the Bar Assembly is in place, counterweights can be attached to it and moved along its length, as well as perpendicular to it, for better dynamic balancing. Each Counterweight Bar Assembly comes with mounting hardware and one 2.5 lb. weight.
Using accessories such as cameras, Lens Shades, Tele-Extenders and the 2" Diagonal will affect the balance of your Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. Counterweights restore proper balance, increasing ease in handling and improved tracking accuracy.