Vixen table top stand MT-SX-2511 (mount sold separately) is available for the Vixen SPHINX mount in place of the Vixen SX HAL110 tripod. Vixen table top stand MTSX2511 can be used with smaller telescopes on any flat, stable surface.
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.