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Twilight II Mount with Pier Extension

SKU: MAZ-02P

VENDOR: Explore Scientific

$599.99

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Description

The Twilight II mount is all about more¦more weight capacity, more stability, and more telescopes! Yes, you can ride two telescopes on this mount, and it handles them with ease. Set up one scope for visual use and the other for photography, or be the ultimate romantic and set up twin telescopes; one for you and one for your significant other! The Explore Scientific Twilight II Mount would also be a great solution if you are working a star party for outreach, and want to handle twice as many people at the eyepiece without the need to run back and forth between mounts. At various conferences and outreach events we have had our 152mm refractor on one side and our 127mm on the other, with no problems at all.

Large chrome knobs on the heavy-duty mount head make it easy to adjust the clutch locks, even with gloves on. The saddle plates on the ends of the elevation arm accept standard Vixen-style dovetails. The tripod you?ll get with the Twilight II mount has 2in steel chrome-plated adjustable legs. The spreader bar becomes securely seated against the tripod legs via a threaded bolt that makes its way through the center of the spreader bar and into the mount head itself. The weight capacity is approximately 60 pounds.

Includes the Pier Extension.

Specs

Item Number MAZ-02P
Tripod fully collapsed no mount head 31.5"
Tripod fully collapsed with head 38.5"
Tripod fully collapsed with mount head and pier extension (optional) 46in
Tripod open, retracted legs, no mount head 26.5"
Tripod open, retracted legs with the mount head 34.5" at highest point, 32in to the center of the mounting bracket
Tripod open, retracted legs, with mount head and pier extension (optional) 42.5in to highest point, 40" to the center of the mounting bracket
Tripod open, legs fully extended, no mount head 42.5in
Tripod open, legs fully extended with the mount head 50" at highest point, 47.5" to the center of the mounting bracket.
Tripod open, legs fully extended with mount head and pier extension: 58in to highest point, 55.5" to the center of the mounting bracket
Weight tripod base 13.6lb; 6.2kg
Weight tripod & mount head 22.3lb; 10.1kg
Weight tripod, mount head, pier extension 24.6lb; 11.2kg

Warranty

Limited USA One Year Warranty one the product is registered within 60 days of purchase. Click Here to register

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Twilight II Mount with Pier Extension

Twilight II Mount with Pier Extension

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