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Skywatcher Explorer 190MN DS-Pro

For sale, Skywatcher Explorer 190MN DS-Pro Maksutov-Newtonian o.t.a
with 9x50right angle finder and flexible dew shield, £550.
Still in original box.
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SOLD: EQ6 Heavy Duty Synscan mount and tripod

I have to sell my superb EQ6 Heavy Duty mount. Its full Synscan with mark 3 handset, all cables, 3 off 5 kg. weights, polar scope, with heavy duty tripod and accessory tray. Also comes with Vixen dovetail and Losmandy bars.

It is complete and in top order; no binding or discernible backlash. It has been absolutely reliable and only used on my pier in the observatory. I have used it with EQMOD with total ...
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SOLD: Meade 10" LX200R OTA SOLD: Meade 10" LX200R OTA

I am selling my Meade 10" LX200R f:10 SCT OTA. This is the excellent Advanced Ritchey-Chretien design that Meade had to drop due to patent issues. This is one of the best of its type.

OTA with Crayford focuser and both caps. It comes with the Meade finder scope mounting bracket and rings, but not the finder scope. The EQ mount and tripod are not included. In original packaging. In excellent condition, the ...
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Skywatcher Explorer 150PL EQ3-2 For Sale

This telescope is barely used and still in great condition with all parts. I’m only selling due to lack of time to use it right now.

It's a great piece of equipment if you are a beginner or if you are looking to get more serious about astronomy and are looking for a good quality telescope. This version of the 150P has a longer tube length to achieve greater magnification and contrast - properties that ...
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Celstron Nexstar 8 GPS & Bits FOR SALE

To fund an upgrade of my imaging rig I have the following items for sale

Orbit Wedge
full orbit wedge package for a Celestron Nexstar or CPC model including additional polar arm and astrotrac illuminated polar scope all of which have been mounted in my obs for the last to years spare in good condition.

New these would be £899 I was thinking somewhere around the £450 mark.

Nexstar 8 GPS
Nexstar 8 GPS with ...
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Meade ETX125 premier edition

For sale, Meade ETX125 Premier Edition UHTC with tripod, set of 7 Meade 4000 eye pieces, filter set, and 2xBarlow. also comes with a Revelation storm case that cost £199.00, and flexi dew shield.

The red dot finder on the scope has a small crack in the base, it still works fine but should be easy to replace if needed.

Also has a 240v power supply

E Mail ...
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Skywatcher HEQ5-PRO mount for sale

Bought in 2008 with a view to purchasing a larger OTA but hardly used since.

Includes tripod and spreader, two weights, hand control, cables and orignal instructions.
Mount and control unit always stored in dust free photo cases and in excellent condition.

I've now decided to sell and focus on lightweight kit.

Due to size and weight buyer will need to collect from near Newbury, Berks.

Photos available on request.

£450 ovno.
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Meade LX200 12 inch GPS GOTO UHTC Coating

Meade LX200 12 inch GPS GOTO UHTC Coating with tripod.
Telescope couple of years old and hardly used. Been kept in garage and a little weathering on tripod legs and case but otherwise all hardly touched. Selling due to move to new property. Telescope is in South Ayrshire and buyer would need to arrange collection.
Photos available upon request.
Price £1350.
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**SOLD** Orion Optics GX200 8"

It's served me well and I've seen some great sights using it, My first view of M13 with everything in crystal clear focus just blew me away. But as it's getting used less and less each year (I'm getting old and cloud chasing has taken it's toll.)

I am selling my Orion Optics GX200 f/4.5 8" Reflector (It has had the 1/6 wave and Hilux mirror upgrades done to


50x Finder Scope
1.25" rack ...
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sorry same old question on a telescope for a new beginner!


sorry for this same boring message! I am a beginner and wanting to buy a telescope but I haven't a clue what one to get. I would like to be able to see Saturn and its rings clearly, the same for Jupiter the Moon etc.

I just dont know what to look for in a telescope. I have looked on the internet but it means nothing to me as some mention more on lens' ...
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