Vixen AP Declination Body Unit

Extends the AP Photoguider to an EQ mount

  • Extends the AP Photoguider to an EQ mount
  • Enables the attachment of a counter weight rod
  • Enables the attachment of the DC motor module
  • Enables guiding in the RA and DC axis
  • Built-in power compartment for 4x AA batteries


Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: X000040
GTIN/EAN: 4955295258116
Product information "Vixen AP Declination Body Unit"
The declination body unit allows you to expand the AP Photoguider to a complete equatorial AP mount with mototized RA and DC axes. You can move and track the mount in both axes. In addition, you will need the Manual Fine Adjustment Module, or the DEC motor module, as well as the AP counterweight rod and a counterweight. The counter weights of the SX mount series can all be used on the counter weight rod. The APZ counter weight can also be attached to this unit. The built-in battery compartment serves as an additional power supply and is powered by 4 AA batteries. 

  • Extends the AP Photoguider to an EQ mount
  • Allows the DC motor module to be attached
  • Built-in power compartment for 4x AA batteries
  • Makes guiding in RA and DC possible

  • AP declination body
  • Mounting screws
  • Mounting tool
Colour: white
Material: Aluminium, Plastic


Vixen Counterweight 1.0kg
For balancing the Polarie Star Tracker in connection with the counterweight bar. The counterweight of 1.0 kg is also compatible with GP, SX mounts and mounts with 20 mm counterweight bar PROPERTIES Suitable for Polarie Star Tracker, GP, SX and AP mount For counterweight rods with a diameter of 20 mm Weight: 1.0 kg WHAT'S INCLUDED Weight: 1.0 kg Locking Bolt

Vixen counterweight 2.8 kg
2.8-kg counterweight for mount counterweight barsUse counterweights to balance your mount. Multiple counterweights may be required depending on the telescope.FEATURESSuitable for SX, SXD, GP2 and GPD2 mountsWeight: 2,800 gPACKAGE CONTENTS2.8-kg counterweight

Vixen counterweight 3.7 kg
The 3.7-kg counterweight can be attached to the counterweight bar to balance your mount. Depending on the telescope, multiple weights may be required. The counterweight is suitable for Vixen SX, SXD, SXP2, GP2, GPD2 and AP mounts.FEATURESSuitable for SX, SXD, SXP2, GP2, GPD2 and AP mountsWeight: 3,700 gPACKAGE CONTENTS3.7-kg counterweight

Vixen DEC Motor Module
The DEC motor module from Vixen allows the declination axis to be controlled by a motor in conjunction with the RA motor module #25804. This makes it possible to make fine adjustments without touching the mount. This is essential for astrophotography with longer exposure times and focal lengths.FEATURESMotorised fine adjustments of the DC axis Ideal for astrophotography For retrofitting an AP mountDELIVERY CONTENTMotor moduleHex keyScrews

Vixen AP Conterweight Bar
Counterweight bar, which is delivered with the AP-mount and AP-SM mount. It is designed for balancing an optical tube after being secured with a counterweight and installed on the declination body. It can used with the APZ Alt-Az mount.FEATURES Diameter of bar: Diameter: Dia. 20 mm Dimensions: 78×328 mm Effective bar length: 269 mm Weight: 820 g Compatible counterweights: 1 kg, 1.9 kg, 2.8 kg, 3.7 kg


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The AP mount provides a secure, stable support for your telescope. Thanks to the slip clutch mechanism, the mount can be adjusted quickly to the target object. There is a wide range of optional accessories. The ADVANCED POLARIS mount is perfect for both beginners and advanced observers who require a lightweight travel mount. STYLISH DESIGN The AP mount features an ultra-smooth finish without any projecting parts. Simply place your telescope on the mount and move it to the desired celestial object without having to loosen any clamps! QUICK POLAR ALIGNMENT The slip clutches allow you to adjust the telescope to your target object easily – no more searching for adjustment clamps in the dark! An optional polar meter is available, which enables you to locate the celestial pole when it is hidden by trees or buildings. OPTIONAL POLAR FINDER SCOPE The innovative polar finder scope provides a new way to polar align your telescope. Simply align the stars in the crosshair reticle with the same stars in the night sky. Polar alignment is achieved using 3 reference stars. The polar finder is illuminated to facilitate orientation and switches off automatically after 3 minutes to save battery power. OPTIONAL POWER SUPPLY The RA and DEC motor modules are powered by four AA alkaline, Ni-MH or Ni-CD batteries. The RA motor module has a USB Micro-B port for an external power supply. A USB power pack or car charging cable can be used for longer observation sessions. OPTIONAL STAR BOOK ONE CONTROLLER The STAR BOOK ONE is a multifunctional and intuitive controller that tracks in the RA and DC axis with a range of different speeds. The tracking options are designed for time lapse cameras at a wide range of speeds, including sidereal, lunar and solar rates. The controller also offers many useful functions such as backlash compensation, autoguider port, PEC and a built-in red LED light. The STAR BOOK ONE controller is designed for the AP-SM mount and is an integral part of the RA motor module. NOTE The STAR BOOK ONE controller is not sold separately but is only available with the Motor Module Set! FEATURES R.A. Worm wheels: 58.4 mm Ø gear wheel with 140 teeth DEC. Worm wheels: 58.4 mm Ø gear wheel with 140 teeth Azimuthal adjustment: Twin adjusting screws Altitude adjustment: Twin adjusting screws Number of ball bearings: 7 Polar finder: Optional Motors: Optional Tracking: Manual fine adjustment Counterweight bar: 20 mm WHAT’S INCLUDED AP mount 1.0 kg counterweight

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BRESSER StarTracker GoTo Set
Stargazing at the push of a button!With the BRESSER StarTracker GoTo kit you can upgrade any existing BRESSER EXOS-2 mount.This BRESSER StarTracker GoTo System enables beginners to start astronomical observations in just a few minutes, and guides you to objects that are hard to localize through a standard finder scope. Just push the button and the GoTo System will find planets, nebulae or galaxies for you and position your telescope automatically and precise. The GoTo System database includes over 100,000 astronomical objects and still has space for your additions. The Messier telescope with GoTo System allows you to observe without tedious searching, or image faint objects that are hard to find in a standard finder scope! The BRESSER StarTracker GoTo systems uses servo motors for both axes and features an ST-4 compatible autoguiding input. Guiding aggressivity can be set on the mount itself. The menu navigation of the Startracker Handbox is also multilingual and offers the settings of German, English, French, Spanish and Italian. FEATURESObjects in database: > 100.000Slewing speed: 2°/secAuto-Guider Port: Yes / ST-4 compatible, aggressivity can be adjustedLC Display: 36 x 63mm ; 8 rows with 21 digitsMotors: DC Servo with EncodersOperating voltage: 12V DCSCOPE OF DELIVERY2 Servo motors for both axis (RA and DEC)GoTo computer control StarTrackerStartracker handbox DE/GB/FR/ES/ITBattery pack* with power cableConncetion cable for motorsConnection cable for handboxMounting material (gears, screws, Allen keys)Manual*Batteries not included; 8 pcs. batteries, type D (LR 20) 1.5V required

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