17.5" f/5 Dob. IM-715 MCT. 120ED. Lunt 60mm Ha. Zeiss, Leica, Fujinon, Nikon, Pentax, Bushnell bins
Meade LX200R-8 Nexstar 6SE AT80EDTA on Minitower Lots of glass, aluminum, and plastic Arctic origin - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAx58lIynfY&feature=player_embedded#! Weather station - http://classic.wunderground.com/weatherstation/WXDailyHistory.asp?ID=KFLKENNE... 73s de KF4JU
Quote:The teletrack is limited to objects 60deg above the horizon. That seems somewhat useless IMO...
Celestron C4-R 102mm achromat Celeston Nexstar 6SE SCT Meade 80mm APO Triplet Televue NP-101 Televue TV-85 Vixen A70Lf Vixen A80Mf Vixen A80M William Optics 66mm Zenithstar Patriot Celestron CG4 EQ mount Explore Scientific Twilight 2 AZ mount Televue Gibraltar 5 Vixen Portamount
JIM - CN member since 4/05
15x70-Ultra~TV-85/SM-60~MN-66~12.5"dobsonian Unistar Deluxe~Unimount Light~DM-6/Planet tripod
Quote:Just looking at the photo of it in the Orion catalogue, it doesn't appear to have enough bottom clearance to go past 60 degrees. I agree that it makes it pretty much useless.
LXD-75 w/ Stellarvue 102ED Hardin 10" Newt Antares 8" Newt Celestron 102mm refractor Canon 300D, Meade DSI guiding Canon T2i
Quote:My TT1 will manual slew via the HC up to 90 deg and beyond. The auto tracking stops at 60 deg.
Quote:... I imagine that with some ingenuity you could rig up a wedge to run it polar mode..., but this isn't really a mount suited to this use...
Quote:I got a Celestron 60SLT for $270, kept the mount and tossed the 60mm refractor. I believe these are superior to the Teletrack. ...
Quote: Well, I purchase the Orion TeleTrack GoTo but haven't tried it yet
Quote: Do you have a filter for your H alpha viewing?