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Ain Soph Aur
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Orion 10" f/4.7 OTA on a CGEM DX? new
      #5805435 - 04/17/13 08:41 PM

I am considering an Orion 254mm f/4.7 OTA to mount on my CGEM DX. This is a rather large weighty OTA, does anyone have any experience with this combination?

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Re: Orion 10" f/4.7 OTA on a CGEM DX? [Re: Ain Soph Aur]
      #5805976 - 04/18/13 12:58 AM

That should be fine, for visual use. I use a 10" reflector on a CG5. Granted, it is a lighter weight OTA (24lbs compared to maybe 30 or so for yours). But you are thinking of putting it on a CGEM DX, not a CG5. Probably not the best combination for astrophotography, but should be fine for visual use except for windy nights.

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