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Posted 04 March 2014 - 07:41 PM
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Posted 04 March 2014 - 11:25 PM
I am going to buy the mount case for it from iOptron and then figure out how to travel with the tripod (I opted for the 1.5 inch) and I use an 80mm triplet and a dslr.
Posted 04 March 2014 - 11:33 PM
Posted 05 March 2014 - 01:27 AM
Posted 05 March 2014 - 02:20 AM
I see a pentagon shape to the stars in that crop... But for a $600 scope that's not so bad.
The crop shot brightest stars show a bit of a hex shape that seems to be common with the AT65
Posted 05 March 2014 - 02:43 AM
Posted 05 March 2014 - 03:06 AM
Haters always hate.
Posted 21 March 2014 - 06:31 PM
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Posted 21 March 2014 - 08:03 PM
Is it that sensitive to balance? Or is it a worm mesh thing?
Posted 21 March 2014 - 09:31 PM
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Posted 22 March 2014 - 09:12 PM
The Winter Star Party was the "shakedown cruise" for my new ZEQ25 and the AT65EDQ. I am using PHD guide with an Orion Starshoot Auto Guider so I cannot comment on the peak to peak error of the mount's drive. I took a bunch of pics (JPEG, single shot, no processing). They show the mount out of the box works perfectly in conjunction with autoguiding. Here is a full frame shot of the Rosette and, in the next post, a 200% crop of the center to show the perfectly round stars of great guiding... The scope is perfect, too...
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