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Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuser

Postby EIZO » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:49 pm

Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuser



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Celestron Edge 8" Evolution, Esprit 120mm triplet, Sky Tee2, WO Binoviewers, 2" and 1.25" eyepieces, ZWO ASI 178MM camera, Neximage 5, Nikon D4s, D810, Nikkor 70-200 F2.8, Nikkor 14-24, Nikkor 70-200, Nikkor 24-120, Sigma 150-600 Sport
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Re: Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuse

Postby Aratus » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

A 6" reflector is a good standard scope. Nice price if it is good condition. It looks like a duel gear focuser, but the image is a bit small. What are you going to mount it on?
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC and Canon 500D for imaging.
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Re: Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuse

Postby EIZO » Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:13 pm

want to make it into a dob
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Re: Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuse

Postby Aratus » Wed Dec 13, 2017 11:58 pm

I did something similar with an old 6" Newtonian a few years back. There are some good designs for wooden dobsonian mounts. At the time I didn't have the right tools to do a good job, but maybe I ought to consider having another go. . .
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Re: Just bought this for £65 WITH skywatcher electric focuse

Postby EIZO » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:15 pm

Ok second thought just bought a Sky Tee and Sky-Watcher EVOSTAR-120ED DS-PRO it will mount next to this
Celestron Edge 8" Evolution, Esprit 120mm triplet, Sky Tee2, WO Binoviewers, 2" and 1.25" eyepieces, ZWO ASI 178MM camera, Neximage 5, Nikon D4s, D810, Nikkor 70-200 F2.8, Nikkor 14-24, Nikkor 70-200, Nikkor 24-120, Sigma 150-600 Sport
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