SkyWatcher EQ1 equatorial mount

The SkyWatcher EQ1 equatorial mount is regarded as the most suitable for newcomers because of its portability and simplicity of operation.

It's ideal for smaller and lighter astronomical telescopes, and its two slow-motion cables allow precise tracking of celestial objects.

The EQ1 is supported on aluminum tripod with adjustable legs and convenient accessory tray and may be fitted with a single axis motor drive for automatic tracking.

To eliminate stresses on the EQ mounts and to ensure smooth judder free motion of the telescope the instrument needs to be balanced about both the declination and polar axis, this is easy do do and is included in the instruction manual.

SkyWatcher EQ1 equatorial mount

This model is recommend for deep sky observing.


  • Mount Type German equatorial
  • Slow-motion Control
  • Counterweight(s) 2.08kg
  • Piggyback Bracket
  • Accessory Tray Small wall-to-wall
  • Tube Dimension(dia. x length)
  • Tripod Height 76-119cm
  • Tripod Weight 1.56kg

Standard accessories may vary so it is advisable to contact your local distributor for full details.

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