Thanks a lot! I got that tripod you recommended. By the way, what kind of diagonal do you have ? I would like to update the flimsy one I got with the Infinity 80mm. What would you recommend?
Great - if it’s of similar quality as my model/sample, I think you’ll like it as a folds up small and light travel setup.
I use a GSO mirror diagonal with this scope - nothing fancy, but a huge upgrade over the erecting prism diagonal that came with the AdventureScope version.
I’m not sure what eyepieces come with the Infinity, but if they’re Meade’s famous MAs, you might do better with some Plossls. The MAs are actually OK in slower scopes, but you’ll probably find Plossls to be better at f5.
With the ST80 for travel, I take either a 32mm or 25mm Plossl, and my Meade Zoom. Covers pretty much everything I want to look at (although you could achieve the same thing with 3-4 Plossls - the Zoom is most useful in my C90, which is what I bring out for lunar or planetary (more than quick looks).