GM-8 GII (soon w/OPWB) ; Orion Sirius w/EQMOD
Orion 80ED; AT72ED; AT6RC
Atik 314L+; Atik 420C
Moonlite Focusers, Moonlite stepper motor
Astrodon 5nm Ha, LRGB; Baader OIII, SII
Starlight Xpress 7x1.25" FW
Sequence Generator Pro, PinPoint, PixInsight, PS CS 5
Uncle Rod Uncle Rod's Astroblog: http://uncle-rods.blogspot.com/
Quote:Quote:Anything? Well, it would help if you were a little more specific about your price range. Anyway, if imaging, even wide-field imaging, is a goal, I'd forget the iOptrons. Get a German equatorial. Two which spring to mind are the Celestron CG5 (or the new VX) or the Orion Sirius (Skywatcher HEQ5).
Quote:Were I thinking about narrowband imaging in the future, the CG-5 would not be on my short list.
Quote:Quote:Were I thinking about narrowband imaging in the future, the CG-5 would not be on my short list. It wouldn't be on mine, either, but people have done it with the CG5. Where did he mention a yen to do narrowband imaging?
Celestron CG-5⁴, CGEM², C6-N, C6, C8, Nexstar 8SE, 6SE, ONYX 80 EDF, Orion ST 80 A Vixen R130SF w/Porta II mount William Optics ZS110 ED APO, FLT 132 Triplet APO, SV70 ED SV115T20 Wicháhpih'a
Bob VIDEO POD,AT6RC,WO66,C11-HD KWIQ,iEQ-45,6SE grabn go SDC-435 video,MC-Xtreme-video ,T2i,Ntech300 Lunt LS60THa_B1200,QHY5L-2m "life is Fun again" with video astronomy Canon T2i-18mp G11-G2..C14,,Fastar F2 Darksites,CAV,FOO,Onekama-DS-Observatory
Greenfield, Indiana USA
Deforked 1979 Orange C8, WO 66mm APO, 80mm f/7 refractor, Sears 60mm refractor, 80mm Orion short tube
Meade LX80 IOptron zEQ25
Quote:If you were to do AP again, what kind of camera would you use?
Quote:Quote:If you were to do AP again, what kind of camera would you use? Canon 6D, not modded (my wife won't let me).
ROR Observatory Levenhuk 8" carbon fiber RC, Astro Physics CCDT67 Astro-Tech AT8IN w/Moonlite, Baader Mark III MPCC Levenhuk 80mm triplet, Astro Tech 0.8X reducer/flattener Celestron CGEM DX w/HyperTune STF-8300M SX 7 position 36mm CFW Astrodon 5nm H-alpha Little Piney Observatory