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Skywatcher EQ7 - on display at Photokina

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Just thought I would drop that one in...world exclusives and all...

Walk away...just enjoy the view :-)

Edited by NickH, 24 September 2010 - 02:21 PM.

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And if you don't believe me...

:-)

here's the worlds first publicly available picture of it

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Whaaaaat?

Pictures or we don't believe you :)

EDIT: You just knew someone would say that!

Edited by Euan, 24 September 2010 - 02:18 PM.

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That refractor is on EQ7?

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That thing that looks like an AP mount?
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yup

I can see this being somewhat popular :-)

Love getting exclusives...:-)...though have known about this for a wee while ;-)

Edited by NickH, 24 September 2010 - 02:22 PM.

C11 (Lunar and planetary high res), TMB 105 F6.2 /ST102 (parallel deep sky imaging rig) , Vixen A80 MF (PST mod H-A front end), Atik 314L (Primary DSO cam), DSI-C (guider), Lumenera Skynyx 2-0 m (Solar and Planetary cam), EQ6 Pro mount (general dogsbody), Modded EOS (wide field and wide Deep Sky), pair of netbooks, lots of software and an observatory.

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Damn you Skywatcher!!!

Now I need a bigger obs :)

Anyone want an EQ6?
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Second hand EQ6 market will be like the second hand Atik314L market soon...i.e. bouyant as everyone upgrades!
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Anyone want an EQ6?


Actually, yes. You selling?

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Any prices on that bad boy?
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Looks like i'll have to upgrade again... :)

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Prices I leave to dealers...spec...hubba hubba!
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I've used this before but it's never been more appropriate

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And I have a scope that they can sell with the mount:

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I wonder if thats the long awaited ED150 mounted on it ?.

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;-)

Loads of goodies on the way...
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Whoa

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And I have a scope that they can sell with the mount:

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HEY! Who said you could photograph my finder?

:)

Edited by Takahashi, 24 September 2010 - 02:36 PM.

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You aint seen nothing yet!
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I wonder how much weight it could handle ? Also wondering will it be cheaper then the Celestron CGEM Pro mount ???

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