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Lightest GEM for a C6?

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#1 kjkrum

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 02:44 AM

I'm leaning toward a C6 to replace the small refractors I've been taking car camping. What's the lightest GEM you'd recommend for visual with a scope that size? I might want RA tracking, but don't care about goto.

#2 Hesiod

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 03:26 AM

Eq3. If within budget, Vixen Advanced Polaris
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#3 Geo.

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Posted 14 August 2020 - 11:21 AM

The looks ES FirstLight EXOS Nano looks interesting: https://www.highpoin...5e877365605e904

 

A hundred twenty more gets you the Orion Astroview EQ-4 class mount: https://www.highpoin...ial-mount-09822




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