• Linear German Equatorial Mount

  • M-Zero Equatorial and Altazimuthal Mount

  • M-Uno Fork Equatorial Mount

  • Merlino Personal Remote Observatory

  • X-Guider Telescope Guide

  • StarGO GoTo Telescope System

We are different

belt driven systemThe Avalon Instruments exclusive Fast Reverse belt drive system gives incredible performance in astronomical imaging.

No meridian flip needed

No Meridian Flip NeededOur M-zero and M-uno single arm astronomical mount allows to track an object all night long without the needing to flip the telescope when the mount is passing through the meridian!

Original design made in Italy

mzeroAll our products are developed to be easy and friendly, without maintenance and high quality manufacturing, for giving you the maximum performances for a long time.

Polar alignment using the new Skywatcher Polar scope

Polar alignment using the new Skywatcher Polar scope

Issue

The new Skywatcher Polarscope only has the Octans constellation on it.

 

sky watcher new reticle

Many customers know the classical reticle with Octans, Cassiopeia, and the Big Dipper constellations and ask if this new reticle works only in the southern emisphere.

polarscope classic reticle

Answer

According to the manufacturer new Polarscope reticle can works for both emisphere. For set the Polar alignment with the new reticle we strongly reccommend to download one of the following smartphone app: Polar Align Ver. 4.0, Polar Scope Align Pro (for iOS) or Polar Finder (for Android) and follow the user manual according with the mount owned:

 

  • For Linear Mount:
    Read Linear User Manual page 17, paragraph 3.3.3 - External programs for Polar Finding
  • For M-Uno mount:
    Read M-Uno User Manual page 19, paragraph 3.4 - External programs for Polar Finding
  • For M-Zero mount:
    Read M-Zero User Manual page 22, paragraph 3.3.2 - External programs for Polar Finding

 

User's Pictures

  • Matteo Collina
    Matteo Collina

    IC4603 - AAPODX2 30 nov 2017

  • Tom Bramwell
    Tom Bramwell

    Running Man and Great Orion

  • Derek Santiago
    Derek Santiago

    Cassiopeia - AAPODX2 15th nov. 2017

  • Tom Bramwell
    Tom Bramwell

    M20 - Trifid Nebula LRGB

  • Kayron Mercieca
    Kayron Mercieca

    NGC2024 Flame Nebula

  • Tom Bramwell
    Tom Bramwell

    M8 - Lagoon Nebula

  • Tom Bramwell

    Bubble Nebula - M-Uno Mount

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