Omegon Polar Wedge with 55mm Dovetail Bar

Product code: OMG-64973
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More beautiful astrophotographs with polar cradle and your travel mount

Astrophotography that inspires you: With the Omegon Mini pole height cradles and a small photo travel mount make photos even easier. The stable mounting and a precisely adjustable pole height on a scale make the alignment more precise - and your photo better.

The advantages at a glance:

  • The polar cradle for better and more precisely aligned astrophotography
  • Suitable for all photo mini mounts: For example MiniTrack, Skytracker, Polarie
  • Made of aluminum: it gives you many years of enjoyment and a stable basis for your mount
  • Integrated spirit level so that you can align your tripod better
  • Tilt angle -35 to 70 °: take photos in many places around the world - here or on vacation
  • Vixen style prism holder with screw
  • AZ setting: Fine adjustment in azimuth for precise pole adjustment
  • Including prism rail
  • Load capacity 5kg

Better astrophotography
What is one of the requirements for good quality, tracked astrophotographs?

The simple answer: a well-aligned mount.

You probably know this misery: You put your mount on the tripod and try to arrange it freehand with a normal ball head. Not an easy task. Especially when it is dark and maybe cold.

Make it easier for yourself and simply exclude the largest source of error. With the pole height cradle, you can set the pole height and azimuth angle as precisely as with a large telescope. You can achieve the precision you need.

Two screws are used for an exact adjustment of the azimuth. Especially when you have almost reached the pole, but only a small way in the right direction is missing. After the adjustment you can fix the polar height cradle.

Tilt angle -35 to 70 °
At home or on your travels: with the Polhöhenwiege for minitrack and other travel assemblies you are well prepared for your travels. Iceland or rather Namibia: Wherever you go, great astrophotographs are possible in many places.

  • Setting between -35. and 70th latitude possible
  • Easy-to-use lever for fixation

Spirit level
For the pole alignment, an exactly straight setup is important. It's nice when it's really easy: with the spirit level of the polar cradle.

Holder for Vixen Style prism rail
So that you can put almost any small mount on the pole height cradle, it has been equipped with a "Vixen-Style mount" that is common in astronomy. This quick clamp offers the advantage of putting your device on quickly and comfortably.

The pole height cradle is made of metal and offers your mini mount a stable base. Stop worrying about tripod heads that weren't designed for astronomy or are even made of plastic. With this pole height cradle you can transform the tripod and your mini mount into a real astronomical workhorse - reliable for many years. Now all you have to do is climb up and start astro photography.


- polar cradle

- prism rail


Polar elevation setting (°) -35 - 70
Mounting saddle Vixen-Style
Thread for camerarecording 1/4
Connector (other end)  3/8


Weight (g) 500
Type of build Polar wedge
Colour black

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Brand Omegon
Product Code OMG-64973
Delivery Weight Package