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Portable DSLR Astrophotography Kit


Keywords: Camera Astrophotography

Currently there are 3 requests to borrow this.

This is a complete portable astrophotography kit which includes the Star Watcher mount, a portable tripod, and an astronomy-modified Canon T3i with a 50mm and a 100mm lens. Note: the Starwatcher mount must be carefully polar aligned and this may be confusing for beginners.


This equipment kit 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

Requests to Borrow

There are 3 other members with requests to borrow this equipment.