17.5" f/5 Dob. IM-715 MCT. 120ED. Lunt 60mm Ha. Zeiss, Leica, Fujinon, Nikon, Pentax, Bushnell bins
None of my kit is part of a two year pay to be part of beta test, that still isn't close to ending.
Quote:Hmmm...a couple of recommendations for an ASGT, which is "less mount" than I anticipated I would need. Does this mean that I need to also consider the Orion Sirius?Does ANYONE have AP experience with the Sphinx?
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Quote: Have you considered starting out with short focal length camera lenses like 24mm to 100mm?
Quote:You can get USB to serial port adapters but they require drivers (Windows only of course) and can be unreliable.
Quote:EDIT: I'm starting to think a guide of "AP for Mac Users" may be in order. I run my entire imaging rig from OS X, but it did take quite a bit of hunting and searching, as none of the information was all in one place.
Quote:You would be surprised how stable the HAL tripods are.
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Quote:Not only is the Sphinx much lighter than the CGEM, it also considerably lightens your wallet compared to by buying a CG5ASGT, which is arguably at least as capable but lacking in cachet, IMO.