Vixen GP2 Equatorial Mount with Tripod

Vixen
SKU: VX3990H130 MFR: 3990HAL130

List Price: $980.00

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$699.00
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About Vixen GP2

With smooth and accurate tracking, the Vixen Optics GP2 Equatorial Mount with Tripod is a platform for serious astronomers. This easy to use mount functions well for both the visual observer and the astrophotographer. The GP2 is an excellent choice for observers who want a simple, yet sturdy mount, with the ability to grow into a go-to system.

Vixen GP2 Features

  • High-quality equatorial mount for telescopes of up to 15lbs (-7 kg)
  • Altitude adjustment of 0-62deg. (-2deg. per adjustment screw revolution) permits use at broad latitude range
  • Right ascension & declination slow motion knobs provide 2.5deg. movement per revolution; optional #3823 flexible handles ease movement
  • Azimuth adjustment +/-5deg. (-1deg. per revolution of adjustment knob)
  • Built-in bubble level
  • 62mm Diameter right ascension/declination shafts, 20mm diameter weight shaft
  • Included HAL130 31.9-51.1" (81-130 cm) tripod easily exchangeable with 43.3" (110 cm) #8828 P110 or 33.5" (85 cm) #8825 P85 pillars
  • Optional #3739 Single (SD-1) or #3740 Dual Axis (DD-1) controller controls the #3752 MT-1 right ascension or declination axis motor (also available is #3941 set with dual-axis controller and two #3752 motors)
  • Optional #2522 Starbook-S navigation system achieves highly-accurate "GO TO" tracking of celestial objects
  • Optional #3912 illuminated 6x20mm polar axis scope helps align to Celestial north for easier tracking
  • Optional #3909 9" (23 cm) half pillar provide increased near-zenith observing comfort and prevents weight shaft from colliding with tripod when observing near horizon

Vixen GP2 Specifications

Mount Type
Equatorial
Load Capacity
15.4lbs / 6.98kg
Motor
No
GO-TO Capability
No
Latitude Adjustment Range
0-62deg.
Polar Axis Scope
No (optional #3912)
Tripod/Pier
Yes
Power Source
No
Weight
Mount: 8.8lbs / 3.99kg
Counterweight: 8.2lbs / 3.71kg
Tripod: 12.1lbs / 5.48kg
Total: 29.1lbs / 13.19kg
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