Quote:My only concern is that it is not motorized, will this present problems while observing? I've only had motorized telescopes before.
You know you are there when you start thinking in terms of EXIT PUPIL rather than Magnification..
Quote:Quote:My only concern is that it is not motorized, will this present problems while observing? I've only had motorized telescopes before. Why not try using the scopes u hve manually and u will get some idea...As u hve some experience using telescope before..I think you will get along well with the 12" dob u r looking at..Clear Skies!
We mostly come out at night... mostly.
GSO Z8 Degree Circle & Digital Level
Celestron 4"(102mm) SLT 660mm f/6.47
2" 30mm GSO WideView
9mm GSO Plossl
ES 82's : 4.7mm, 8.8mm, 11mm, 18mm
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Quote:Does the target you are looking at move through the EP? That is my major concern.
Explore Scientific ED127Explore Scientific AR152Celestron Omni XLT 102 Orion XT10i
Quote:It also helps when showing other people objects in the scope.
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Quote:Eq platforms for Dobs are a really good solution.
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