Top 10 Alt Az Mount – Telescope Accessories

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1. Sky Watcher


Sky-Watcher AZ-GTI – Portable Computerized GoTo Alt-Az Mount for On-The-Go Astronomy – WiFi Enabled App Controlled – Time-Lapse and Panorama Photography Capable

Sky Watcher #ad - 6 pounds, this computerized Alt-Az tracking mount is perfect for portable, on-the-go, mobile astronomy.11-pound payload capacity: with a payload capacity of 11 pounds, the AZ-GTi can support most available telescope tubes, as well as most DSLR cameras. Included tripod with pier extension: included with the az-gTi is an adjustable aluminum tripod with an included pier extension, bringing the AZ-GTi from 28 inches, up to 53 inches when fully extended, giving users a comfortable height for viewing.

Multiple power options: the built-in aa battery compartment provides reliable mobile power. Time-lapse and panorama ready: using sky-watcher ptz app, create breathtaking time-lapse video and panoramas with the AZ-GTi’s photography mode. Also included is a 12v input, allowing for an external power source using a cell phone charger or other device. Freedom find dual encoders: utilizing Sky-Watcher’s patented dual-encoder technology, Freedom Find allows for accurate tracking as well as manual slewing without losing alignment.

Wifi-enabled, the az-gti blends 21st century technology with Sky-Watcher’s innovative astronomy equipment, app controlled: generating its own proprietary WiFi signal, allowing users to control their telescope from a smartphone or tablet. Travel-sized goto mount: weighing just 8. Rugged brass and aluminum gears: Using durable brass and aluminum all-metal gearing provides smooth, motorized, precise night sky tracking while observing or imaging. With the mount’s built-in SNAP port, shooting is fully automated.
BrandSky Watcher #ad
ManufacturerCelestron Acquisition LLC #ad
Height42.3 Inches
Length43.3 Inches
Weight8 Pounds
Width42.3 Inches
Part NumberS21110

2. Orion


Black, Orion 52587 VersaGo E-Series Altazimuth Mount Head with Tripod

Orion #ad - Sturdy single-arm altazimuth mount with adjustable tripod at an affordable price. Weighs 8 lbs. 5oz. Provides stable support for spotting scopes, small telescopes and binoculars weighing up to 11 lbs. Micro-motion altitude and azimuth controls allow precise aiming, framing, and tracking of target objects. Tripod can be adjusted to hold attached instruments as high as 57. 25" and as low as 36".
BrandOrion #ad
ManufacturerOptronic Technologies, Inc #ad
Height57.25 Inches
Length31 Inches
Weight8.3 Pounds
Width31 Inches
Part Number52587

3. Vixen Optics


Vixen Optics Porta II Alt Az Mount Head 5863

Vixen Optics #ad - Dovetail Attachment fits many optical tubes. Handy Took Kit. Fits on vixen's 25161 HAL SGX Tripod. Full circle Slow Motion Controls. Load weight: 20 lbs.
BrandVixen Optics #ad
ManufacturerVixen Optics #ad
Height6 Inches
Length13 Inches
Weight4 Pounds
Width8 Inches
Part Number5863Head
Warranty5 years

4. Meade Instruments


Meade Instruments 309001Coronado AZS Mount

Meade Instruments #ad - Full size aluminum tripod with accessory tray. Pan handle for coarse movements and easy pointing. Easy to use mount design. Slow motion control cables with flexible control Handles.
BrandMeade Instruments #ad
ManufacturerMeade Instrument #ad
Height35 Inches
Length47.5 Inches
Weight7.3 Pounds
Width42 Inches
Part Number309001
WarrantyComes with a 1-year limited warranty

5. Orion


Orion 10105 VersaGo II Altazimuth Telescope Mount

Orion #ad - Sturdy die-cast aluminum head features a dovetail saddle for quick telescope attachment and removal. Load capacity makes it an excellent Alt-Az foundation for telescopes up to about 6" in aperture.

Ultra-stable, easy-to-operate altazimuth grab-and-go tripod for small to medium sized telescopes. Slanted arm design allows instrument to be pointed to zenith, lateral arm offset puts load directly over center of tripod for maximum stability. Strong but lightweight aluminum channel-leg tripod with removable accessory tray allows maximum portability and adjustable height. The versago ii's 15 lb.
BrandOrion #ad
ManufacturerOrion #ad
Part Number10105

6. Meade Instruments


Meade Instruments Infinity AZ Mount/Tripod 209013

Meade Instruments #ad - Full size aluminum tripod with accessory tray. Single thumbscrew mounting. Easy to use mount design. Slow motion control cables with flexible control cables on both ra and dec axis.
BrandMeade Instruments #ad
ManufacturerMeade #ad
Height35 Inches
Length47.5 Inches
Weight7.3 Pounds
Width42 Inches
Part Number209013

7. Vixen Optics


Vixen Optics Porta Alt Az Mounts Porta II Mount with Tall Tripod, White 5863Tall

Vixen Optics #ad - Vertical and horizontal 120 tooth wheel gear whole circle movement. Friction control system. Shortest: 40 Inches 100cm. Adjustable height; tallest: 67 inches 170 cm tall to the Altitude rotation point. Weight: 18. Load capacity: 20 lbs.
BrandVixen Optics #ad
ManufacturerVixen Optics #ad
Height11 Inches
Length41 Inches
Weight18 Pounds
Width13 Inches
Part Number5863Tall

8. Sky Watcher


Telescope Accessory, Black, SkyWatcher S20530 Star Adventurer Latitude EQ Base

Sky Watcher #ad - Micro-adjustment knobs. Star Adventurer accessory. V-style dovetail plate. Latitude adjustment lock.
BrandSky Watcher #ad
ManufacturerCelestron Acquisition LLC #ad
Height5.5 Inches
Length5.5 Inches
Weight1.7 Pounds
Width5.5 Inches
Part NumberS20530

9. Neewer


Neewer Professional 61 inches/155 Centimeters Aluminum Alloy Video Camera Tripod with 360 Degree Fluid Drag Head,1/4 and 3/8-inch Quick Release Plate and Bag,Load up to 13.2 pounds/6 kilograms

Neewer #ad - Compatible with many DSLR cameras, digital cameras, video, and so on. With a handle for adjustment of different angles. Non-slip feet design, which keeps the tripod steady on virtual ground surface.

Max load weight is 13. 2 pounds/6 kilograms for optimal performance. Includes nylon carrying case, lightweight, which is convenient, protective. Note:the tripod onLY, other items are NOT included. With the use of a tripod, it can achieve greater performance and maintain image quality for cropping larger picture sizes. Extends to 61"/155cm tall, folds to 28"/71cm. Three section aluminum adjustable-height legs.
BrandNeewer #ad
ManufacturerNeewer #ad
Height6.3 Inches
Length32.3 Inches
Width6.3 Inches
Part Number10087146

10. Celestron


Celestron Heavy-Duty Altazimuth Tripod

Celestron #ad - Flexible slow-motion cables for both altitude and azimuth. 32 inch folded height. 45 inch maximum extended height;Weigh capacity of approximately 10 lbs. Sliding 1/4-inch-20 mounting screw. Extendable aluminum tripod legs with heavy-duty mount head.
BrandCelestron #ad
ManufacturerCelestron #ad
Height6.5 Inches
Length35.5 Inches
Weight10.91 Pounds
Width7.5 Inches
Part Number93607