Vixen polar meter QPL Compass for Polar Star Alignment

Compass with level and altitude scale for quick and convenient finding of the North Star even without visual contact

  • Enables quick locating of north and south pole
  • Easy to adjust via compass and spirit level
  • Suitable for Polarie, AP, SXP2 and AXJ mounts
  • Weight: 100 g

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Available, delivery time: 1-3 days

Product number: X000085
GTIN/EAN: 4955295355112
Product information "Vixen polar meter QPL Compass for Polar Star Alignment"
This accessory includes a compass with a spirit level and a height scale. The compass helps you to quickly locate the polar star when it is hidden behind trees or a mountain. The compass attaches to the accessory shoe on the Polarie Star Tracker or a device with a camera accessory shoe.

FEATURES
  • Compass Oil-filled compass
  • Azimuth dimensions: 1° steps
  • Height adjustment: 5° steps (max. +/- 70°)
  • Markings: marked with luminous paint
  • Spirit level: Built-in spirit level

DELIVERY CONTENTS
  • QPL compass
Colour: black
Material: Plastic

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Vixen AP Mount with manual fine Adjustment
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

€699.00* €829.00* (15.68% saved)
Vixen adjustment shaft, 300 mm, flexible
300 mm adjustment shaft with flexible design for comfortable observations with the Porta II and the Mini Porta.The large adjustment knobs allow you to make smooth, fine adjustments to the axles.Also compatible with a wide range of other mounts from other manufacturers.FEATURESComfortable tracking by handLarge adjustment knobs for fine tuningDesigned for wide range of mountsLength: 300 mmDELIVERY CONTENT300 mm adjustment shaft

€25.00*
Illumination Unit Polefinder EXOS-2 thread M8x0.75
Red polar viewfinder illumination unit for BRESSER EXOS-2 mounts with fixing thread M8x0.75mm. An adjustable illumination makes it easier to find the marked sky objects on the polar viewfinder.IMPORTANT NOTEPlease verify the type of fixing thread prior to your purchase. We offer two different sizes: 12mm (part No. 4964211 for older EXOS-2 mounts) and 8mm (part No. 4964212 for newer EXOS-2 mounts)FEARTURESRetrofittable red pole finder illumination for BRESSER EXOS-2Illuminates the graticule in the viewfinderMakes it easier to find the celestial objectsAlso for 4900850 BRESSER 8x50 viewfinder as spare partAlso for Explore Scientific 8x50 viewfinders as spare partSCOPE OF DELIVERYPolar Viewfinder Illumination unit for EXOS-2Fixing thread M8x0.75mm

€19.90*