Whether you’re looking for a tracking platform to capture wide-field images of the Milky way, or seeking a compact travel mount, the Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer is a necessity for photographers of every skill level. This high-precision, portable celestial tracking platform can transform almost any tripod into an equatorial mount, assisting photographers with long exposures of the night sky. It’s small size and light weight (only 2.4 pounds) make it ultimate portable, while it’s beefy all-metal gears give it a hefty 11 pound payload capacity. The Star Adventurer breaks from the mold of traditional equatorial mounts with an abundance of add-on accessories to complement wide-field astrophotography, nightscape images, eclipses, panoramas or time-lapse photography. By using the optional latitude (EQ) base, The Star Adventurer is transformed into an easy-to-align astronomy mount, perfect for photographing long exposures of the Milky way or other astronomical objects. When paired with the Dec bracket and counterweight, the tracking platform is transformed into a powerful equatorial mount Ideal for small telescopes.