Quote:I think the orion st80 is a no nonsense little refractor that is a much better bid for this kind of scopeIt is a straight forward wide angle scope that fits in a bag and on any kind of mount.
JeremyC80ED * Orion StarBlast 6 * C11 StarbrightVixen Porta II mount * AS-GT EQ mountPlossls * 66 Enhanced Wide Angles * 2" 52mm Erfle
Quote:If you have a camera tripod or table available, perhaps the Orion SkyScanner would suitable as an inexpensive, easy to use yet larger aperture option?
ALL my posts should be considered as opinions shaped by MY experiences and understanding of the facts.
Quote:There's another post saying that the shipping soon status remained throughout the process. Up to and including the delivery. Mine is also statused this way currently.
• SW120ED, 8SE, Z10, ST80 •
• AVX, Porta II (Manny Myles) •
• ASI120MM, NexImage 5 •
• Astrobin •
[August 21st, 2017]
Quote:so how would I go about collimating this thing?
Orion XT8, Celestron 102mm f/10, 62mm Mayflower
10x50, and 16x32 binos