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Go light with the Star Adventurer mount

Sky-Watcher USA’s mount is small, light, and accurate — plus it won’t break the bank.
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Sky-Watcher USA's Star Adventurer mount
There have been many times when I wanted a lightweight, portable equatorial mount to use with a small telescope, Hydrogen-alpha (Hα) instrument, or camera when I was traveling. Those occasions when I braved taking a larger equatorial mount, especially when flying, were challenging to say the least. My wife would look at me like I was crazy: one suitcase for our clothes and three for the mount, tripod, accessories, and tools. When the airlines’ luggage scale readout maxed out, I knew I was in more trouble.

A small, reliable mount for observing is always a nice piece of hardware to have if you’re like me and enjoy escaping for an evening or weekend. Or perhaps you have a telescope and want to upgrade to a mount with the ability to track as you observe.

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