HIGH-QUALITY PROFESSIONAL ASTRONOMICAL MOUNTS
Astro-Physics 130mm/ f/6.3 StarFire GTX Refractor "Gran Turismo"
Keeping to the same quality standards that have made the fully-apochromatic refractors legendary, Roland Christen's company has been building German Equatorial GoTo mounts for more than three decades. Their proven stability, accuracy and durability is the reward for anyone who can endure the traditionally long delivery times.
"El Capitano" at Dome C of the Concordia Station in Antarctica"
Two "el Capitan" mounts are working in the Antarctic for several years now, even at temperatures of -75°C. They are perhaps the most spectacular example of the durability of the sturdy Astro-Physics mounts and are representative for many more exemplars that often run for decades at our customers without failures.
Astro-Physics GTO 1600
With a very accurate manufactured worm gear the Astro-Physics mounts are equally well-suited for smooth, effortless tracking of celestial objects as well as for all visual and photographic purposes.
Astro-Physics supplies 4 mounts with 30kg to 135kg instrument load. The GTO 1100 and GTO 1600 series are especially remarkable, because they are fully transportable - despite their high instrument load. This is possible because the declination axis can be separated from the rest of the mount. Even...
Our company exists now for more than 50 years. In this time, more than 15.000 Baader Planetariums (the first patented product of our company) help all over the world to give students an understanding of astronomical correlations. In our own manufactory, more than 500 observatory domes have been produced and delivered turnkey-ready. Instruments and telescope accessories from "Baader" are known for their high qualities by many astronomers and universities. We consider it our duty and obligation, not only to sell telescopes, but an indivdually selected telescope system, that brings you a lifetime of joy.