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Sky-Watcher EQ8-Rh Mount with Pier Tripod

SKU SW-S30701
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Original price $14,180.00
Original price $14,180.00 - Original price $14,180.00
Original price $14,180.00
Current price $11,880.00
$11,880.00 - $11,880.00
Current price $11,880.00
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Building on the legacy of Sky-Watcher’s popular EQ8 mount, the EQ8-Rh introduces a variety of upgrades and enhancements that make observatory-class astrophotography easier than ever.

Whisper-quiet dual belt drives greatly reduce Periodic Error while providing enhanced tracking and guiding. The fully realized cable management system eliminates cable drag and makes remote set-ups ridiculously convenient.

The EQ8-Rh features an on-axis Renishaw 11.8 million tick incremental encoder on the RA axis, virtually eliminating Periodic Error during tracking and allowing for extremely precise guiding for even the most demanding astrophotographers.

EQ8-R and EQ8-RH optional polar scope

The EQ8-R has an available optional polar scope available, making polar alignment quick and easy

Includes four USB 3.0 ports, three 2.1mm power ports, and three serial ports

Cable management features four USB 3.0 ports, three 2.1mm power ports and three serial ports

Rock-solid, all-metal construction

Rock-solid, all-metal construction delivers a staggering 110 pounds of payload capacity