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Omegon MiniTrack LX2 Mount with Ballhead - Original

Omegon MiniTrack LX2 Original Mount with Ballhead - 56106

SKU: OMG-56106
  • Mount Type: Camera Tracking System
  • Type of Mount Electronics: Clockwork - No Electronics
  • Weight Capacity (lb.): 4.4
  • Mount Includes Tripod or Pier: No
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$140.00
 
Omegon MiniTrack LX2 NS Mount with Ballhead

Omegon MiniTrack LX2 NS Mount with Ballhead - 60258

SKU: OMG-60258
  • Mount Type: Camera Tracking System
  • Type of Mount Electronics: Clockwork - No Electronics
  • Weight Capacity (lb.): 4.4
  • Mount Includes Tripod or Pier: No
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$170.00
 

Omegon MiniTrack LX2 Original Mount - No Ball-Head - 55040

SKU: OMG-55040
  • Mount Type: Camera Tracking System
  • Type of Mount Electronics: Clockwork - No Electronics
  • Weight Capacity (lb.): 4.4
  • Mount Includes Tripod or Pier: No
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$129.00
 
Omegon MiniTrack LX2 NS Mount with Ballhead

Omegon MiniTrack LX2 NS Mount - No Ball-head - 57993

SKU: OMG-57993
  • Mount Type: Camera Tracking System
  • Type of Mount Electronics: Clockwork - No Electronics
  • Weight Capacity (lb.): 4.4
  • Mount Includes Tripod or Pier: No
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$159.00
 
Omegon Tripod Ball-Head Pro OM8

Omegon Tripod Ball-Head Pro OM8 - 54357

SKU: OMG-54357
  • Light and compact Tripod Ball-Head Pro Mount from Omegon for small and medium cameras.
  • Exterior consists of black anodized aluminum.
  • Offers smooth 360 degree panning capability to allow free movement in any direction.
  • Comes with a quick-release plate for mounting the Omegon Tripod Ball-Head Pro Mount to a camera or binoculars, and a side clamping bolt to secure them in place.
  • Two spirit levels enable optimal alignment and angles for both terrestrial and night sky images.
$36.95
 

A great telescope mount and tripod can truly complement the celestial observing experience of any amateur astronomer. At High Point Scientific, we have a wide array of telescope tripods and mounts from the most popular brand today, such as Celestron, Meade, Orion, and many more. Be sure to reach out to one of our telescope experts if you would like help selecting the telescope mount parts and mount that best fit your observing needs.

When selecting a telescope mount it is important that you select a mount that has more than enough payload capacity to support your telescope and any accessories you plan on adding to your telescope. A general rule of thumb is to never exceed 80% of your telescope mount's payload capacity when visual observing and never exceed 60% of your mount's payload capacity when imaging.


There are two main telescope mount types, Equatorial mounts and Alt-Azimuth mounts. Equatorial mounts, including German Equatorial mounts, are great platforms for astro-imaging and visual observing. Alt-Azimuth mounts are great for easy, point and view visual observations. Each mount type comes in computerized and non-computerized configurations. Computerized mounts can easily find celestial objects for you, taking the guesswork out of observing. However, they can also be an added expense, which is something to consider when purchasing a mount.


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