How to Mount, Balance, and Polar Align

Updated: Dec 28, 2019


   Mounting your brand new set-up can be pretty confusing, especially since you wouldn't want to break anything before even getting to use that shiny telescope!


We made a video showing exactly how to mount everything, balance the telescope, and polar align the mount, which you can see at the bottom of this page. Here is the text version of this video, in case you would like to keep it in your notes and take it with you for your first outing (even though we recommend you set everything up in your living room the very first time!)