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Jacob's Photo & Digital
9 Mokoia Road
Birkenhead
Auckland 0626

SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Kit

Price: $895.00

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Jacobs Photo and Digital

9 Mokoia Road

Birkenhead

Auckland 0626

New Zealand

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  • Equatorial mount head
  • Multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography
  • Built-in auto-guiding interface for single-axis auto guiding (R.A.)
  • Maximum payload at 5 kg
  • Built in polar scope
  • Bubble Level for a perfect levelling
  • Polar scope with external illuminator
  • Available in Black or Red
  • Sky-Watcher 5 Years Limited Warranty

ky-Watcher Star Adventurer Motorised Mount – Astro Package

The Star Adventurer Astro Package is an ultra portable equatorial mount kit ideal for small telescopes or for astrophotography with camera lenses up to 200-300mm in focal length. It fits on most astronomical, photo, or video tripods via its 1/4″ and 3/8″ adaptor. The mount satisfies all the needs of the astrophotographer; with a simple turn of the dial select lunar, solar, or star tracking modes, or four speeds from 0.5x to 12x to create interesting time-lapse videos with your DSLR. Moreover, it contains pre-programmed parameters to assist your DSLR via the optional shutter release cable. The Star Adventurer mount features a V-style dovetail saddle for compatible accessories and optical tube assemblies. The mount can be supplied with 4 AA batteries or via mini USB port.

Precise Polar Alignment for Pinpoint Stars Astrophotography

The integrated Polar Scope with an included illuminator helps the polar alignment process in both the Northern or Southern hemispheres. That is a great advantage for achieving professional astronomical photos. The equatorial wedge is equipped with fine adjustment knobs in both azimuth and latitude axes for easily centring the celestial pole without moving the tripod. Additionally, the autoguide system enhances the tracking in right ascension allowing longer exposures with telephoto lenses.

To fit a camera to the Star Adventurer, either a tripod Ball Head is required (not supplied) or the Dovetail L-Bracket. The Dovetail L-Bracket, used in conjunction with the optional counterweight shaft/counterweight also allows small telescopes (e.g. Maksutov 90mm), with a 1/4″-20 tripod fitting, to be used with the Star Adventurer. A small telescope and camera (using a ball head, not supplied) can be mounted simultaneously on the Dovetail L-bracket. Using just the dovetail bar from the Dovetail L-Bracket, two cameras can be mounted at the same time using two tripod ball heads (not supplied).

In the Box:

  • Star Adventurer Mount Head (Red or Black)
  • Ball head adapter
  • Polar scope
  • Illuminator for polar scope
  • Adjustable Dovetail L-Bracket with Declination Fine Adjustment
  • Equatorial wedge (Red or Black)
  • Counterweight shaft
  • 1kg counterweight

Feel free to ask a question about SkyWatcher Star Adventurer Kit below or call us on +64 (9) 480-5903

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