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Home Mounts & Tripods Alt Azimuth Mounts Explore Scientific Twilight I Telescope Mount & Tripod
The Explore Scientific Twilight I Telescope Mount with asjustable height heavy duty field tripod - an excellent alt-azimuth mount head, capable of taking telescopes, binoculars and accessories up to 8.16 kgs/18 lbs in weight. This mount takes the standard Vixen/Synta dovetail and both axes feature worm gears for precise tracking with its supplied flexible slow motion cables. A perfect choice for a portable setup suited to a very wide variety of telescopes, 70 - 102mm refractors, 127- 150mm maksutovs and 130 - 150mm reflectors are popular choices. For use with binoculars or spotters we recommend the dovetail L bracket (see related accessories below) which provides the standard photo tripod 1/4" thread needed.The supporting arm of the head has an adjustable mechanism which can be adjusted 45° backwards or forwards to facilitate clearance for longer bodied telescopes, which can be especially useful when attempting observations toward the zenith. The head can also be rotated to make it easier to use for those who are left or right handed.The Twilight I's field tripod is a foldable design with extending legs and comes with a tripod leg brace which doubles as an accessory tray. The total maximum height of the Twlight is 1.4m, when the tripod is fully extended, with the side support arm in its vertical configuration.Specifications:Total length - 1000mmTotal width - 1000mmTotal height - 1400mmTotal net weight (including accessories) - 7kg
Very good tripod I am writing this after over two years of using this really good tripod. It was a very hard decision buy it or not because I wanted put on it the Celestron C8. It turned out to fit without a problem and is an enough stable. I am very happy. The mount is very solid and everything works well. Service (16/05/2020) Piotr - Airdrie.
Excellent purchase. Ordered the tripod from Harrisons Telescopes and received it the next day. The mount is very robust and very easy to assemble. The gears are very smooth and the locking levers works well. Very very happy with the tripod and the brilliant service from Harrisons. (29/09/2017) Harry - Cambridge
Beautiful piece of astronomical kit This is a really superb instrument, beautifully crafted and very solid, I love the fact that it can be setup for either right or left handed people. The covering instructions are extremely clear and concise making it quick to assemble straight from the box. Superb service from Harrison. (29/09/2017) Chris Brown - Lowestoft Suffolk
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