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Quote:sounds like i might have my hands full with this scope between reading here and other places... thanks all
The Cheapest Astronomer in the World gets excited by Jupiter. Builds dob, builds eq platform, arranges to borrow webcam...
Quote:Ps - Drive problems were that the clutch would slip and the drive would not turn the scope - often - and then later, the motor quit running at the right rate. GW
Quote:The mirror is likely worth keeping no matter what. The one I had was USA-made and it had a better polish than most Asian mirrors I have seen. I can't believe I let it go. GW
Quote:also what kind/type of ep's would make this scope stand out better
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Celestron: C11 Ultima - C8 Orange - Comet Catcher - AM130 - FS114 - FS60
Meade : LX200-8 Classic - Starfinder-10 EQ
Binoculars: Fischer 7X35 - Bushnell 10X50 - Celestron 25x70
Imaging: Celestron Neximage 5 - ZWO ASI120MC