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Sharpstar Introduces Mark III Harmonic German Equatorial Mount

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Sharpstar Mark III German Equatorial Mount on optional tripod. Credit: Sharpstar Optics

Sharpstar has announced its new Mark III German Equatorial Mount with a harmonic gear system. Weighing 8 kg without counterweights, Sharpstar rates its load-carrying capacity as 18 kg without counterweights, and 26 kg with counterweights added. A dovetail saddle accommodates both Vixen and Losmandy style platest. A CNC-machines hand controller is included, or the Mark II can be controlled via a USB or WiFi connection. Up to nine stars can be used during alignment.

MSRP: Head : $2895; Tripod: $495

Website: www.sharpstar-optics.com/index.php/en

 

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