Star Tracker Aid and Tripod Package for Astrophotography Fans
Finally you will be able to create your own long exposure astrophotography using your own SLR digital camera with the aid of this incredible new device. Capturing the stars and other night images from your own backyard is a snap with this compact, portable imaging platform. Attach the Polarie to any standard camera tripod, and it will accept any digital camera up to 4.4 lbs.
Use the North Star alignment window and the included compass to orient the mount to face north, or use a polar scope for alignment. The Polarie tracks with the motion of the stars, eliminating “star trailing” on your photos for sharp images of the Universe. Usable in both northern and southern hemispheres.
This package includes both the Polarie Star Tracker and a sturdy, portable tripod to mount it on.
Tripod features simple four-part assembly, and legs are adjustable from 21.2” to 70”. Elevator pole extension geared part is 7.9”, friction up-and-down center column is 11.4”. Tripod without pan head weighs 4.3 lbs.
Unit is 3.7” x 5.9” x 2.3”. Includes instructions. Requires two “AA” batteries (not included).
Tracking Mode: Usable in both northern and southern hemispheres
Wheel gear: 57.6mm diameter aluminum alloy axis with full-circle 144-tooth
Worm gear: 9mm diameter high tension brass
Bearings: 2 pieces
Drive: Pulse Motor (Stepper Motor)
Maximum Loading weight: 4.4 lbs
Polar sight hole: About 8.9° field of view
Standard accessory: Compass
Working voltage: 2 x AA-size batteries:DC2.4~3.0V
Duration of operation: About 4hours:At 20 C (68 F) degrees temperature, a 1.5kg (3.3 lbs) loading weight with use of Alkaline batteries
Dimensions 95×137×58mm (3.7x5.9x2.3 inches)
Weight 1.4 lbs (without batteries)
Legs: 4 section
Minimum Tripod Length: 555mm (22")
Working Height: Adjustable from 540mm to 1,780mm (21.2 to 70 inches)
Elevator pole extension Geared part:200mm (7.9”), Friction up and down part (Center column):290mm (11.4”)
Camera thread size: UNC1/4 inch
Maximum loading weight: About 3.0kg (6.6 lbs)
Weight: Tripod:1.98kg(without pan head) (4.3 lbs)
QHD-33 Ball head:130g (4.5oz)
QHD-43 Ball head:158g (5.5 oz)
Actual image taken by dSLR camera using the Polarie Star Tracker
This product ships direct from the vendor. Please allow up to 1 week for delivery.