The height of the Astromaster AZ mount is often quoted at 41 inches. This is slightly misleading, as this is the height of the legs only. The important specs, the height to the top of the actual mounting plate is 49 inches. This is an ideal height for angled spotting scopes, telescopes and binoculars. For straight through optics, you may need to be seated.
The Celestron Astromaster AZ mount is perfect for both terrestrial , astronomy and looking at ships at sea. The no tool mount is easy to set up. It has a smooth pan and tilt head with a tripod adapter that can be removed to reveal a 1.75″ dovetail.
Subject to availability the Celestron AZ mount can be purchased HERE