Clear Skies- Guy
“The first gulp from the glass of natural sciences will turn you into an atheist, but at the bottom of the glass God is waiting for you.” ― Werner Heisenberg
12" LX200 GPS
4" Unitron 150
4" Bosma refractor
Denk Binotron 27, D14's and D21's
Galaxy Note 8 running SkySafari Pro via Bluetooth
Wireless Autostar II
LX850 blog: www.LX-850.com
personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
My gear: --Celestron 8EdgeHD & 11EdgeHD | 80mm F/6 Triplet | Modified Canon T1i | QSI683WSG-8 | Celestron AVX mount | iOptron CEM60 mount | iOptron ZEQ25 mount --- My skies:
Quote:Why does the Celestron CGE PRO line tripod look like it is top heavy,unstable and could topple over from a slight nudge? This was one of the factors that steered me away from Celestron and toward the new Meade LX850 line. The LX850 mount looks like it would take a hurricane to tip it over.
Paul Maxson Celestron C14, Mewlon 250, Orion EON120, Flea3, ASI120MM. Those who say it can't be done need to stay out of the way of those doing it. http://www.sunspot51.com
Deep Space Products
Quote:Massively heavy and unwieldy it is. I now have an electric winch to lift the things out of the box and onto my bench.
Celestron EDGE 11/CGEM | Stellarvue SVR90T-25FT20MM ES100 | Televue 31MM Nagler T5 | Televue 11mm Nagler T6 | Televue 2X PowerMate Sky Safari 4 | SkyFi
Quote:Quote:Massively heavy and unwieldy it is. I now have an electric winch to lift the things out of the box and onto my bench. Holy cow.