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Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount with Tripod Product Info

The Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount (no tripod) 24522 is a unique portable alt-azimuth mount that evolved from the very successful Vixen Sphinx mount. The Skypod 24522 incorporates a compact computer controlled Alt-Az system that automatically slews the telescope from one object to another. This new and portable GoTo telescope mount uses the modified Starbook S hand controller that offers the same practical user concept of the Sphinx hand controller. A display shows you a map of the sky so that you always know where you are. Navigate by object name or use the starchart to plan your observing session. The 22,000 plus object, upgradeable data base, provides an endless variety of objects to view. The Vixen 's hand controller is integrated into the telescope mount. You can take it off for remote control, but you can always put it back for safe storage and transport. This means that for transport you can avoid all the separate small parts that are otherwise easily lost. Because the Vixen Sky Pod it is based on the flexible telescope mounting system, a wide variety of Vixen telescopes will easily and quickly attach to this mount. 24522 Sky pod provides good portability combined with ease of use and versatility

Specifications for Vixen SKY POD Altazimuth Mount 24522:

Mount Capacity:   15 lbs.
Weight:   2.8kg/ 6 lbs

Features of Vixen SKYPOD Telescope Mount:

  • Newly developed and sturdy alt-azimuth GoTo mount
  • Electrical slow motion control in both axes
  • Self-Contained Batteries and Starbook-S storage
  • Integrated Starbook S controller, can be removed for cable-remote control
  • Telescope connection by Vixen dovetail saddle plate
  • Mount motion linked to star chart

Package Contents:

  • Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount 24522

Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount with Tripod Unorderable Models

Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount with Tripod 27522AL130, MPN: 27522AL130, UPC: 811971012264, Code: VI-TA-SKYPOD-27522AL130
Vixen SKYPOD Altazimuth Mount (no tripod) 27522, MPN: 27522, UPC: 811971012370, Code: VI-TA-SKYPOD-27522

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