Please note, this is a special order item.
Exclusive tool for shooting starscape images with camera
There are many subjects for shooting, constellation, metero, comet. The AP photoguider is an equitorial mount designed to shoot starscape images with excellent tracking accuracy in a compact body. The equipped STAR BOOK ONE controller assures high precision tracking.
Excellent tracking accuracy
The AP Photoguider allows you to take pinpoint photos of stars and constellation without guiding corrections for the length of several minutes. If you have a digital SLR camera with telephoto lens, shooting nebulae and star clutsters will be fun with the AP Photoguider.
The AP Photoguider includes the sturdy but lightweight APP-TL130 tripod, with the complete system weighing only about 5.4kg, convenient for transporting to a dark location away from light pollution.
Attach camera mount on the dovetail slide bar PG first and then camera set for shooting. You can start shooting immediately if you mount lightweight camera. In case of mounting heavy camera, attach a supplementary counterweight bar as well as counterweight 1kg for stable conditions.
Polar alignment scope
The AP Photoguider is equipped with the polar alignment scope where polar axis is aligned at accuracy within 3 ar sec, using auto power off for illumination of the dark field illuminator.
The AP Photoguider is provided with an accessory shoe. You can attach an optional poler meter to be able to align where Polaris is not visible.