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paul16mj

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Post Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:48 am

Quattro 10s skywatcher weight

I heard some people say the 300mm skywatcher newton would be too pushing the limits of the EQ6 mount.

So i want to play it safe and get the quattro 10s from skywatcher, But someone else said that would be too heavy...
later on there will also be a guide camera and guide scope attached
Bresser Pollux 150/1400
Skywatcher AZ-EQ6 GT
Canon 450d EOS (with adapter)
25mm plösl oculair
10mm plösl oculair
6mm Plösl Oculair
Sky-Watcher light pollution filter
Mannfrotto 290 light camera tripod (very good quality)
DSS and Registax
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gardenfish

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Location: Phoenix Az.

Post Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:55 pm

Re: Quattro 10s skywatcher weight

I had the Orion version of the 10" and with a camera and everything else it was a little bit heavy for the the Atlas mount. I returned it the first week and got the 80mm triplet. Then the 127mm triplet and I am now officially a refractor person. Although for viewing I do have the 16" Dob.
Takahashi TSA120
Takahashi TOA150
SV70T
CEM60 - PierTech2 pier
QSI6120 WSG-8
Astrodon 31mm LRGB E Series -Ha-3nm - OIII-3nm - SII-3nm

G3 Mono - ASI290MM Mini - ST80

ES 152 AR - Atlas mount
16" goto Dob

Nikon D5200 Modded

Roll-off roof Observatory

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