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Sky-Watcher Star Adventurer vs iOptron SkyGuider

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#1 Groo


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Posted 23 July 2014 - 09:40 AM


Does anyone have any comparisons as to which would track better or which would be the better buy in general.

I have already bought the SkyGuider at a really good price ($400 including the tripod), but I was just curious as to how it will compare to the star adventurer


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Posted 23 July 2014 - 01:12 PM

It's very hard to comment when I don't have a SkyGuider.

However I just measured the periodic error of my Star Adventurer. It's about 23" p-p, and residual RMS error after guiding is about 2". This is with no counterweight, I assume the RMS error would go down if a counterweight were present (and balance were better).

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