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#1 Mihai


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 02:52 PM

What type of photo head should I get if I want to use a small refractor (66 or 70mm ED) on a sturdy photo tripod for daytime observation and astronomy?...Ball head,3 D head etc. ?...thanks :)

#2 EdZ


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Posted 11 April 2010 - 03:01 PM

A tilt pan fluid head. Some choices are:

very light weight
Davis and Sanford F12 = Orion Paragon

middle weight
Bogen 3126 or Boger 3130

heavy weight
Bogen 501


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