This useful accessory speeds accurate polar alignment by providing a means of visually aligning your German equatorial mount with Polaris and true North. As a result, you can spend more time observing and less time setting up. The finderscope has an easy to use cross hair reticle.
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.