Astrophoto: Intes Micro ALTER-M606 (6" f/6 MCT), Astrotech AT6RC (6" f/9 RC), 2x Tair-3 lenses (300mm f/4.5)
Visual: Celestron 8 SCT ('77 Orange Tube, 8" f/10), Selsi #247 Refractor (aka Towa #339, 80mm f/15), Tasco 11TE-5 Newtonian (4.5" f/7.9), Galileoscope (50mm f/10)
Mounts: Celestron CI-700, iOptron ZEQ25GT, Celestron CG5-ASGT, plus a couple old EQ2s
My Astrophotography Site: http://ap.x-wing.ca/
Celestron Advanced VX Mount Celestron Nexstar 5SE Goto SkySync GPS Nikon D7000 Celestron 7Ah Powertank Astrozap Dew Heating system 99% Dielectric Star Mirror Diagonal I want to buy the Edge HD 8"
Quote:The AVX sounds like its a solid mount. I'd wait and see some qualified pictures from it. I keep searching on astrobin to see what shows up.You can also look for a non-GOTO GM8. They run around a grand and are very solid mechanically.
Quote:Is Goto ability really worth $<insert any price here>?
iOptron IEQ-45 AstroTech AT111EDT Celestron 8SE
SCOPES: CPC1100; AT66ED; EdgeHD 8";SVR90T RAPTOR
MOUNTS: CGEM; Vixen GP2; iOptron Sky Tracker; Celestron AVX
CAMERAS: Canon 60D;Lodestar
EYEPIECES:TV N31T5;Delos14;Delos8;Pan27; PL20;PL25;PL32;TMB9
The Lord sits enthroned above the circle of the earth...He stretched out the heavens like a canopy.
Quote:I'm really likening the IEQ. goto, GPS, light weight and a decent load capacity. Any reason I shouldn't try to get that one?