iOptron SmartStar-E 8500G Computerized AltAz Telescope Mount (Terra Green)

Introducing the iOptron SmartStar-E Entry Level Computerized telescope mount. Our patented Alt-Azimuth Mount, a.k.a. The Cube, rated 4-star by Sky and Telescope Magazine is one of the most functional and flexible unit on the market. Both axis motors are built into a small single unit which is universally compatible with all telescopes using a dove-tail connection. The GoToNova hand Controller on each SmartStar is easy to use with menus for planets, stars, nebulas, and constellations. And at only 12 lbs. you can take it anywhere and get accurate tracking! It also has a large LCD screen with more lines of content compared with the competition (so you don’t have to keep scrolling to read the screen). The controller is designed so you can easily set up your telescope and select where you want to go. The revolutionary GoToNova computerized control system is one of the most technologically advanced automated tracking system available on the market today. With a database of 5,000 celestial objects, including all of the well-known galaxies, nebulae, star clusters– not to mention the planets, sun and moon– you’ll be able to enjoy star gazing with the simple push of a button. The mount comes standard with an AC connection plug, tripod, hand controller, and mount.

Product Features

  • Computerized Alt-Azimuth Mount- The Cube- Hot Product 2008 by Sky and Telescope Magazine. 5-speed drive speed for precise tracking.
  • Includes our GoToNova hand controller, the most intuitive controller on the market. 5,000 object database plus 256 user-defined objects.
  • Includes stainless steel tripod and AC adaptor
  • Payloads up to 11lbs
  • Just click and it finds stars, planets, nebulae, and galaxies for you!

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