TELESCOPE TYPEPIER CHOICESSIZE
CELESTRON C5, C8, C11, C14, MEADE LX5, LX10, LX50, LX90, LX200, AND OTHERS STANDARD GRADE
Available with Azimuth Mount only
4 ¼"
PROFESSIONAL GRADE
Available with Azimuth or Polaris Mount
6"
AURORA MODEL
Available with Azimuth or Polaris Mount
8 ¼"

 

Our azimuth mounting plate comes with two bolt patterns: One matches the bottom of the drive base on your telescope; the other matches the bottom of your wedge so that you may use your scope in azimuth or Polaris mounting.

 

The Polaris mount allows you to keep your wedge on its tripod for travel. Specially designed for accuracy, strength, and ease of adjustment, our Polaris mount features a latitudinal adjustment screw that is finely adjustable in a range from 0 degrees to 83 degrees latitude. The Aurora Polaris Mount features dual latitudinal adjustment screws, for greater stability, with timing belt for synchronized altitude adjustment. All critical components of this mount are manufactured of stainless steel and aluminum for resistance to rust and corrosion.

 

  • Pier base plate: 14" diameter, ½" thick, A36 alloy

  • Gussets: ½" thick, welded by each bolt hole for increased rigidity

  • Main tube: 8 ¼" diameter, ¼" wall thickness

  • Azimuth mounting top: 3/4" thick, A36 alloy

  • Polaris mounting top:
    • Top Polaris mounting plate: 3/8" thick, 1018 alloy
    • Bottom azimuth adjusting plate: 3/8" thick, 1018 alloy
    • Adjustment mechanism: synchronized altitude adjustments are threaded national fine
    • Quadruple clevised Polaris plate

  • All adjustment screws and locking screws are stainless steel, brass, and aluminum

  • All painted surfaces are finished with four coats of industrial enamel

  • Mounting bolts for foundation are plated and 3/4" national fine threaded

 


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3220 Lorna Road, Birmingham, AL 35216
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