If you have a telescope, you need a mount! Mounts serve the important job of supporting your telescope and come in three basic varieties: EQ or German Equatorial, Alt-Az or AZ or Alt Azimuth and finally piers which are available in both permanent or portable styles. From there you can choose whether a you need a manually operated mount, a motorized mount or a Go To computerized mount and how much load capacity you need. Each have their advantages. Need help making the right choice? Telescopes.net has the knowledgeable staff to help you find the perfect mount for your astronomy or photographic equipment.
This 22.3-pound counterweight fits the 1.25" (31.5mm) diameter counterweight shaft of the Orion HDX110 EQ-G Mount, as well as other equatorial telescope mounts with a similar-sized counterweight shaft, such as the Celestron CGE Pro mount.
Most dovetail plates will only fit rings at predetermined spacings, because there are only a small number of holes tapped into them. With Orion's new narrow universal dovetail plate, you have more holes, more options and far more versatility.
* Extra heavy-duty tripod provides support for giant binoculars, cameras, spotters and telescopes * Adjustable aluminum-tube legs with helical locks; legs tri-braced to center elevator for stability * Height fully extended is 67" ... Learn More
This cast-aluminum 100mm ID Orion Telescope Tube Ring set features quick-release, hinged clamp knobs and felt lining. Designed for use with Orion telescope mounts, they fit some other brands of mounts as well.