A Polar Scope improves the precision of your polar alignment three-fold compared to standard polar alignment methods. With the Sky-Watcher Polar Scope, simply align the reticles on your polar scope to the night sky and you will be aligned. Super easy but incredibly precise.
Attach the Sky-Watcher Polar Scope for EQ8 Mount onto your telescope for quicker and more accurate polar alignment. To polar align, simply find the four-star constellation of Octans in the night sky using an App or star chart, align the Octans reticle in your polar scope to that constellation, and then you are polar aligned! It’s that easy.
The Sky-Watcher Polar Scope makes polar alignment so much easier and quicker, so you can focus on the observing! Using a polar scope also allows for a more accurate polar alignment. This is especially important for long exposure photography or observing difficult to find objects where tracking is crucial.
The Sky-Watcher Polar Scope for EQ8 is only suitable for the Skywatcher EQ8 mount.