(as of Sep 07,2020 15:12:13 UTC – Details)
Whether you’re looking for a tracking platform to capture wide-field images of the Milky way, or seeking a compact travel mount, the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer is a necessity for photographers of every skill level. This high-precision, portable celestial tracking platform can transform almost any tripod into a powerful astrophotography tool, assisting photographers with long exposures of the night sky. It’s small size and light weight (only 2.4 pounds) make it ultimate portable, while it’s beefy all-metal gears give it a hefty 11 pound payload capacity. The Star Adventurer breaks from the mold of traditional telescope mounts with an abundance of add-on accessories to complement wide-field astrophotography, as well as conventional visual astronomy. When paired with the included Dec bracket and counterweight, the tracking platform is transformed into a powerful astronomy mount Ideal for small telescopes and cameras alike. Optional accessories are available, including counterweight kit, latitude (EQ) base, and ball head adapter.
PORTABLE NIGHTSCAPE TRACKING PLATFORM: Motorized portable tracking platform perfect for capturing incredible detail of the Milky Way, eclipses and other astronomical objects
BUILT-IN ILLUMINATED POLAR FINDERSCOPE: The included illuminated polar finderscope allows for easy and accurate alignment with Polaris.
RUGGED BRASS AND ALUMINUM GEARS: Using rugged brass and aluminum gears provide smooth, motorized, night sky tracking for easy, portable nightscape and eclipse photography.
BUILT-IN AA BATTERY COMPARTMENT: The built-in AA battery compartment provides reliable mobile power for up to 72 hours, and an additional 5v mini-USB input allows for external power source using a cell phone charger or other device.
LIGHTWEIGHT AND PORTABLE: Weighing just 2.4 lbs, the Star Adventurer is lightweight and portable enough to pack in a camera bag or backpack for astrophotography on the go.
SUPPORTS MOST DSLR CAMERA: 11 pound payload capacity.
WIDE-FIELD ASTROPHOTOGRAPHY: The unique, modular design allows for integration with existing photographic tripods. Wide-field astrophotography as well as time-laps video and telescopic use are all possible with the Star Adventurer.
EQUATORIAL BASE: Deluxe equatorial base helps position the Star Adventurer at the perfect angle for polar alignment.