Ergonomic Mounts

  • Robert L. Clark
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


Any telescope needs a mount. It just doesn’t work to wave even a small telescope around and hope to see anything. There are numerous fairly easily built styles and many complete mounts available from Internet sources. The most important characteristic of mount, after steadiness, is comfort. Ergonomics are important.


Polar Axis Pivot Point Pipe Joint Ball Joint Small Telescope 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Clark
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  1. 1.WestminsterUSA

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