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#1 astromax


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 09:26 PM

I have an Astrotrac mount and polar scope. Achieving correct alignment has proven tedious. Is there a different scope (wider field of view) that will work with the mount?

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Posted 04 October 2012 - 02:34 PM

A friend modified a Vixen Polarie polar scope to work with his astrotrac, he says it works great.

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