Astronomers have long known about the benefits of the equatorial-fork mounts. If you own a fixed observatory, you might want to consider a Paramount Taurus 400 mount.
Customers include advanced and professional astronomers, schools systems and colleges, and government.
Design consists of five separate components, each weighing less than 100 pounds (45 kg), making it the most easily deployable mount in its class. A two-person team can fully assemble the Paramount Taurus™ in about one hour.
A more thorough overview of the Paramount Taurus™ 400’s appears in the Specifications tab above.
Purchase the Paramount Taurus Model 400 for your 0.4 m/17-inch class OTA today! Available with off-axis motor-based encoders, or on-axis, absolute encoders.