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Portable DSLR Astrophotography Kit

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Keywords: Astrophotography


Currently there are 4 requests to borrow this.


Note: This equipment includes a small equatorial mount that must be carefully polar aligned and may be confusing for beginners.

This is a complete portable astrophotography kit which is suitable for wide-field astro-imaging.  The equipment includes a Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer equatorial tracking mount, Berlebach mini tripod, astronomy-modified Canon T3i with a 50mm and a 100mm lens, assorted cables, a Pelican case for the mount and camera, and a zipper bag for the tripod).  It comes with a manual to familiarize the user with the assembly, use, and care of the Star Adventurer equatorial tracking mount. The Equipment Manager can provide advice on setting up an equatorial mount.


Comes with:

  • Berlebach mini tripod
  • Star Adventurer head with equatorial wedge
  • Declination bracket
  • Counterweight bar
  • Counterweight
  • Intervalometer
  • Canon T3i body
  • Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens
  • Canon 100mm f/2.8 lens
  • Canon battery
  • Canon battery charger with flip-out AC plug
  • DC battery charger power adapter
  • Pelican case
  • Tripod bag
  • Star Adventurer User manual

Currently Loaned out

Requests to Borrow

There are 4 other members with requests to borrow this equipment.