Quote:You will need a Losmandy G11, Celestron CGE(used) or Celestron CGEM-DX at a minimum.
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Quote:Oh yeah it'll ride ok but imaging with that mount and tube will be a challenge. If he said he were visual only I'd recommend the atlas without hesitation. Unfortunately he wants his cake and to eat it too.
Meade 8" LX90 GPS on a CGEM Meade 10" LX200R on a MI-250 Takahashi FS-102 Orion ST120 ETX-125 De-Forked StellarVue SV80ED(Blue)and F50M2 Finder Scope SBIG ST-4000XCM, DSI ProII, DSI III
Quote:The Meade 10" ACF is an excellent choice for imaging CAT man. Nice Wide Field also.
Clear skies Damien
Burgess Optical 91mm Triplet APO
Canon 40D (astro modified)
Quote:The field is awesome. Even reduced to 6.3.
Quote:Seems you dont know your own nuts from your mounts CAT man.
Quote:How the heck can a 10-inch SCT have a wide field? My 8-inch is a 2000mm FL.
LX850 blog: www.LX-850.com
personal website: www.wadsworthobservatory.com
George You know you're getting on when the equipment you farmed with is showing up as suburban lawn ornaments.
Quote:It's really amazing how much larger a C11 or 2120 is than a C8 or 2080. Reminds of sailboats, add four feet and there's twice the bottom to clean and the dockage doubles too!
Quote: lets keep it calm and clean, gang...
Quote:Me too... it's name is Rod Mollise.