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Losmandy GM 8 Gemini w/ Tripod

$2,495.00



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GM 8
EQUATORIAL MOUNT

30 lb. WEIGHT CAPACITY

Includes:
Head, weight shaft, 7lb counterweight, Gemini GoTo electronics, and tripod.

SPECIFICATIONS for the GM 8

All machined aluminum and stainless steel, black anodized.
All stainless steel hardware.
One 2.100" diameter needle thrust bearing.
One 2.000" diameter needle thrust bearing.
Two 1.500" diameter needle bearings.
2.812" diameter, 7075 aluminum worm gear, 180 tooth.
Dual supported, ball bearing housed stainless steel worm-heat treated and ground.
Variable slip clutch, both axes. One knob design.
1.250" diameter aluminum shafts.
Fully locking, unique tangent arm design altitude adjustment, 0-64 degrees, large knob for easy alignment.
Laser engraved latitude scale in 2 degree increments.
Single knob azimuth control, bi-directional +/- 8.5 degrees.
3.500" diameter laser engraved setting circles 6 minute R.A. / 2 degrees DEC. R.A. circle engraved for Northern and Southern Hemisphere.
Porter slip ring design.
160 oz/in stepper motor, 1.0 arc sec. step.
Dovetail saddle-plate allows for the interchanging of any tube assembly-reduces need for DEC. weights.
Removable stainless steel weight shaft w/safety knob.
7 lb counterweight.
11 lb and 21 lb. extra counterweights available.
Through the axis polar scope, works in Northern and Southern hemisphere. Polar scope optional.
Instrument weight capacity 30 lbs.
Equatorial head weight 21 lbs.

 


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  • Shipping Weight: 50lbs
  • Manufactured by: Losmandy

This product was added to our catalog on Friday 26 August, 2005.