Dave Celestron C102 4" achromat, Antares 1529 6" achromat, CGEM mount, Eyepieces: Proxima 31, Televue 20 Plossl, Celestron Ultima 12.5 & 7.5, TMB 5 & 4
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Quote: I like to find things myself so I have no need for GOTO. I don't know if these mounts have clutches in them or not to be able to move the scope by hand. Ideally I'd like to be able to slew the scope manually and when I let go it's traking, so obviously a tracking motor is a requisite. Having a hand paddle to fine tune R.A. and DEC when 'hunting' for something would be gravy but not really required provided the clutches are smooth.
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Quote: I see some are advertised as a CG-5GT and some as CG5-ASGT, as far as I gather the AS is something to help with polar alignment and is just a firmware upgrade over the CG-5GT, is that correct?