The mount used for all astrophotos on this web site, is an ASA DDM85 DirectDrive Mount  from Astro Systems Austria The new technology of direct drive motors in accordance with high resolution encoders makes guiding obsolete, and astrophotography FUN !

I will not give detailed descriptions of the mount or technology here, please refer to the manufacturers homepage.

the author setting up the ASA DDM85 direct drive mount and the software in July 2009