A good mount is essential for astronomy and astrophotography, some even say it is the most important part of your deep sky or planetary imaging setup as a good telescope will under-perform on a bad mount.
In this category, you will find reviews, comparisons, recommendations, and guides on how to choose and use the best mount for your needs.
Best Mount for Astrophotography
See our unique analysis of which mounts are being used by the most successful astrophotographers today
Best Star Tracker for Astrophotography
Star trackers are amazing pieces of equipment for landscape astrophotographers
14 Different Types of Telescope Mounts Explained
Learn about all the different mount types and what’s best for astrophotography, from Alt-Az, EQ, to Direct Drive
Altazimuth vs Equatorial Mount: What’s Best for You?
Learn the pros and cons of the two most common mount types
What is a Harmonic Drive Telescope Mount?
Harmonic mounts are small and light, but are they right for you?
What Are Telescope Mount Encoders?
What does it mean when a mount says it has encoders?
Cheapest GOTO Equatorial Mounts
See our top three recommendations for budget GOTO EQ mounts
What is a GOTO Telescope?
What does “GOTO” mean and is it right for you?
Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Mounts
See our analysis of what mounts have been used in nearly 700 images shortlisted for the competition