Using accessories such as Cameras, Lens Shades, Tele-Extenders and the 2" Diagonal will affect the balance of your Celestron Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope . Celestron Counter weights restore proper balance, increasing ease in handling and improved tracking accuracy.
You don't need perfect balance to operate your Celestron Telescope . In fact, it's not always possible to achieve perfect balance with fixed-position Weights . All you need to do is reduce, or eliminate, swing when R.A. and DEC locks are released. Celestron Counterweights help you achieve the desired balance and stability with ease. Celestron offer Celestron #11 Counterweight for CG-5 Mount (item 94186).
- Celestron Extra Counterweight - 11 lbs. 94186