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Tele Vue Gibraltar HD5 Alt-Az Mount & Tripod w/Sky Tour - G5S-5018
Tele Vue has discontinued the Gibraltar HD5 Alt-Az Mount & Tripod, and we are out of stock. Here is a link to the Tele Vue Mounts we carry at High Point. Hopefully, you can find a proper replacement in this selection. If we can be of further assistance, please don't hesitate to call us at 1-800-266-9590 or send an email, and we will be happy to help you. Thank you!
Tele Vue Gibraltar HD5 Alt-Az Mount & Tripod
Because portability and usability are design objectives for all Tele Vue scopes, the Gibraltar HD5 Mount has also been produced with these qualities in mind. TeleVue's yoke and cradle design provides balanced, smooth movements.
This sturdy Gibraltar HD5 Alt-Az Mount's larger, heavier head is an excellent match for Tele Vue's 5" optical tubes. The head is an inch wider than TeleVue's first Tele-Pod, and features larger bearings and cradle holes to receive the Tele Vue NP127 baseplate along with other TeleVue telescopes. Large bearing surfaces and thick wood tripod legs are equipped to take on these payloads, particularly for high power observing.
Leg extensions lift the altitude axis up to five feet, the perfect height for use with Tele Vue's Air-Chair observing stool. Scale on these leg extensions allows duplicated height setting. A wood accessory tray binds the legs together for stability. Integrated pier enables high-altitude viewing. Additionally, a bubble-level is built into the tripod base. Sky tour compatible.
Tele Vue Gibraltar HD5 Alt-Az Mount & Tripod Specifications
- Weight: 22.9 lbs.
- Height Range: 42" to 60"
- Altitude Range: +80º to -12º
- Suggested Telescope: NP127is
Tele Vue Sky Tour Computer
Tele Vue's Sky Tour computerized object locating system smoothly coordinates with their mounts to give the user access to over 2,000 objects. Quick 2-star alignment setup enables fixed object observation without having to tinker with longitude, latitude, date or time selections. User-friendly Guide mode demonstrates the direction the scope must move to achieve centering on the user's target object. Sky Tour provides R.A./Dec. digital position readout for mounts. For additional objects, Sky Tour has the ability to collaborate with TheSky astronomy software from Software Bisque through your laptop.
Tele Vue Sky Tour Specifications
- Display: 10-character red LED
- Dimming: 5 levels
- Resolution: 1 minute, RA; 0.1º Dec.
- Display Modes:
- Star Fix: Alignment mode utilizing available star list
- RA Dec.: Current right ascension and declination
- Catalog: Complete database of night sky objects
- Guide: Presents direction and distance to an object
- Align: Uses the complete database to adjust alignment
- Identify: Classifies objects by type
- Database: Tom Lorenzin 2000+ catalog includes: 110 Messier objects, selected NGC objects, selected IC objects, selected Non-Standard objects, selected Stars, colored, double, multiple; 31 alignment stars and 8 Planets