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Atlas PRO ship date set back another week !

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#1 MarkCPC11

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 09:58 PM

All of us waiting on the Atlas Pro to ship again are out of luck, seems the pushed the ship date back a week.. Maybe this give us time to rethink the selection? :jump: :bawling:

#2 rmollise

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 10:12 AM

Or bring one in from Canada. ;)

#3 MarkCPC11

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:03 PM

Thought about that, but no free shipping to the US and returns would be a big problem compared to Orion...I think?

#4 frolinmod

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:09 PM

If you're not willing to pay extra to get it sooner, then you're obviously in no hurry, so stop complaining. :grin:

#5 JMW

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Posted 17 February 2014 - 03:58 PM

I was thinking this would be a good mount for when I want a tracking setup for public outreach. I currently use push to alt/az mounts and the tracking would leave more time for discussing stuff with the public.

My night time combo would be a C11 EdgeHD and SVR90T in alt/az mode. This would give decent aperture views next to wide field views. I have an ADM MaxGuider that I could use to align the views on both scopes.

For Solar I was thinking a SV115T with a white light filter and a double stacked Lunt 60mm Ha scope. It's kind of neat to show white light sun spots and then all the surface and prominence details in Ha.

I have a great imaging scope so I mostly want a tracking dual scope alt/az mount with good total capacity. Is the tripod interface the same on the pro as the regular Atlas?






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