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.
The stalwart Orion Atlas EQ-G Computerized GoTo Telescope Mount can handle up to 40 lbs. of astronomy equipment easily. Its computerized GoTo database of over 42,000 celestial objects can lead you and your family to spectacular celestial sights night after night.
Whether you're looking to upgrade from your present telescope mount or are seeking a more robust equatorial system for your new telescope, you can't go wrong with the smooth-moving, sturdy Orion AstroView EQ.
Designed for the budget-conscious amateur astronomer who wants to enjoy the benefits of GoTo technology, our affordable SkyView Pro EQ equatorial telescope mount and tripod is equipped with GoTo computerized pointing to over 42,900 celestial objects.