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skywatcher eq 5 and sirius mount

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#1 Itz marcus

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:12 PM

Hi,
Are these basically the same mount or is it specifically the HEQ 5 that is the same as the sirius mount?
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#2 jrcrilly

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:15 PM

Hi,
Are these basically the same mount or is it specifically the HEQ 5 that is the same as the sirius mount?
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It's the HEQ5 that's the same as the Sirius (Tak clone). The EQ5 is a mildly beefed-up EQ4 (Vixen clone).

#3 Charlie Hein

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:30 PM

What he said... they aren't even close.

#4 DonR

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Posted 10 May 2009 - 06:41 PM

Yes, the EQ5 is essentially the same as the Orion Skyview Pro, nowhere near an HEQ5/Sirius.


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