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MN56 on the Unistar Alt-Az mount(or any other)

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#1 rob cos.

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Posted 23 March 2004 - 05:08 PM

I'm about to buy this scope based on:

1. Wide field, 2. decent portability, and 3. planetary performance!

My question is, would this scope be comfortable to use on the Unistar Alt-Az mount? If anyone is familiar with this mount, I would love to hear your input! Thanks a bunch.

Rob C.

#2 Ricky

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Posted 23 March 2004 - 06:25 PM

Hi Rob and welcome to CN!
I havent much comment on the mount but the MN56 is a great choice of scopes for all the reasons you have specified. I have done some planetary imaging with it and under good seeing conditions planetary images are excellent. It also does a great job w/ dso because it is a`short fl scope. Let us know how you like yours when you get it.

#3 Oldfield

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Posted 23 March 2004 - 11:00 PM

I have a Unistar Light and it is the simplest mount to use, I love it.

#4 rob cos.

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Posted 24 March 2004 - 05:56 AM

I use the Light for my Stellarvue and I love it also. That's why I'm tempted to move up to the Deluxe and put the MN56 on it. A little more grab and go than an Eq mount(although, the mn56 will certainly be a bigger scope than the Stellarvue).


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