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Vixen Polarie Star Tracker Camera Mount for Astrophotography

Vixen Polarie Star Tracker Camera Mount for Astrophotography

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Regular price £395.00
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Vixen Polarie Star Tracker Camera Mount for Astrophotography

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The Vixen POLARIE Star Tracker revolutionizes astrophotography, allowing you to capture the night sky with unparalleled clarity. Designed specifically to track the celestial sphere, POLARIE compensates for Earth's rotation, enabling the photographer to capture atmospheric landscapes and the starry sky in crisp, point-like images. Its simplicity and compactness make it an ideal companion for photography enthusiasts around the globe.

Capturing the elusive beauty of a star-filled sky has always been a challenge. Traditional photography methods often result in stars appearing as elongated trails due to Earth's rotation, especially during long exposures necessary for night sky photography. While digital advancements have made it possible to reduce exposure times by increasing sensor sensitivity, this often leads to increased noise, compromising image quality. The POLARIE Star Tracker addresses this issue head-on by tracking in the opposite direction to Earth's rotation, facilitating sharp, noise-free images of the night sky, even over extended exposure times.

POLARIE is not just another camera accessory; it's a breakthrough for anyone aiming to photograph the night sky, offering simplicity and precision in tracking stars. Its multifunctional mode dial accommodates various photography needs, from landscapes to celestial bodies, with settings for tracking the sky, moon, sun, and stars. It also features a polar altimeter for quick focusing, a USB connection for external power, and a built-in compass for easy orientation. For those seeking even greater precision, optional accessories like a polar finder telescope and a tripod enhance the device's capabilities for long-exposure and telephoto photography.

Key Features:

  • Tracking Speeds: Options include Sidereal, 0.5x Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar tracking.
  • Fine Adjustment: Equipped with an F57, 6mm worm wheel boasting 144 teeth for precise control.
  • Polar Axis: Made of a durable F 40mm aluminum alloy.
  • Drive System: Features a high-precision stepper motor for reliable tracking.
  • Load Capacity: Can support approximately 2kg, including a ball head.
  • Orientation and Inclinometer: Offers an 8.9° field of vision with an inclinometer range of 0° to 70°.
  • Power Options: Operates on 2x AA batteries or an external USB mini-B power supply.
  • Durability: Designed to function optimally from 0° to 40° Celsius.

Included in Your Purchase:

  • 1x POLARIE Camera Mount

Optional Accessories:

  • Polar Finder Telescope, M-155 Tripod, QPL Compass, Ball Head

With its lightweight design, weighing just 740g without batteries, POLARIE is a portable and powerful tool for capturing the beauty of the night sky. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced photographer, the Vixen POLARIE Star Tracker opens up a world of possibilities for astrophotography, making the experience more accessible and enjoyable for all

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