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Clear Skies!

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  1. Yes, but I didn't find any useful ideas. My lowest price that I found is £569.00 (667.00 €). (https://www.harrisontelescopes.co.uk/acatalog/skywatcher-eq5-synscan-goto-equatorial-mount--tripod.html) Clear skies
  2. But why not? The larger size is maybe a little bit better than some vibrations. What about NEQ6 pro?
  3. I am going to buy Skywatcher EQ5 Pro Go-To mount. But, unfortunately, I am low on budget. So, does someone know where can I buy the cheapest EQ5 pro mount? Yesterday there was a low price for it (350 €), but they changed it. Thank you for your time!
  4. Thank you! P. S. Amazon has changed price: now it costs 809 €. I won't buy it.
  5. Thank you for all the answers, so I finally made a decision: Skywatcher 200p (https://www.firstlightoptics.com/reflectors/skywatcher-explorer-200p-ota.html = 302 €) + Skywatcher EQ-5 (https://www.amazon.de/Skywatcher-EQ-5-PRO-SynScan-Computergesteuerte/dp/B009LA5FC8?ie=UTF8&tag=googdemozdesk-21&hvadid=337907747880&hvpos=1t1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=14059812362909726081&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=b&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlocphy=9067828&hvtargid=dsa-19959388920&ref=pd_sl_6boxv1ojib_e&language=en_GB = 358 €). This costs 660 €. Thank you, that you have helped in my choice! Clear skies
  6. I want to buy an used scope. Telescope tube is Astromaster 130/750. But I need to know, what mount is it (EQ3 / EQ5 / EQ6): I need to know this because I want to upgrade it with GoTo. Thanks!
  7. I have Canon PowerShot sx130, but an objective can't be removed, so I can't do anything with it.
  8. Is mount EQ3 good enough for 130 mm or 150 mm apperture? Or, even better, can I place AstroMaster 130 eq on Skywatcher EQ5 mount?
  9. I found other telescope: https://www.firstlightoptics.com/reflectors/skywatcher-explorer-200p-eq5-goto.html. Is it better then if I buy this (for 800 €)? Thanks for answers.
  10. And what is the best mount under $200 or maximum $300? Is this telescope good enough for the Messier Marathone? P. S. Check this: on the hyperlink: https://stargazerslounge.com/topic/132765-skywatcher-vs-celestron/ They said that both of the scopes are practically the same. I am thinking about two options: I sell Celestron telescope (-150 $) and buy Skywatcher scope (245 $) and appropriate mount (Skywatcher EQ-5 Pro Synscan Computerized GoTo Mount White = 430 $). Then I buy Orion G4 Camera (500 $) and filters (https://agenaastro.com/zwo-1-25-inch-lrgb-imaging-filter-set.html = 90 $). Cost = 1120 $. I buy Celestron mount (1000 $) and Orion G4 Camera (500 $) and filters (https://agenaastro.com/zwo-1-25-inch-lrgb-imaging-filter-set.html = 90 $). Cost = 1600 $. Is GoTo mount really needed? Clear Skies!
  11. Can I first buy this camera, use it on the scope and then buy better telescope? Which telescope under $500 is the best? Clear skies!
  12. But why then on the website 'digitalcameraworld.com' (https://www.digitalcameraworld.com/buying-guides/best-telescopes-for-astrophotography) writes: If you're after the best telescope for astrophotography for under $200, we recommend the Celestron Astromaster 130EQ, which offers a great package for the slightly more experienced amateur astronomer. Its tracking equatorial mount will allow the user to try their hand at longer exposure astrophotography, and its larger aperture will start to show more detail in all manner of different objects. Its optical system – a Newtonian reflector – will require collimating to perform to its potential. This process can be tricky for beginners, but with practice it's easily achieved. The overall package here would make a sound choice as a first serious telescope for astrophotography, and with practice and patience offers potential to produce some impressive images. It says that it is "Great all-round choice for the amateur astronomer". I am very confused now. P.S. My motor driver isn't really that so good that it writes everywhere on Celestron shops.
  13. I have Celestron AstroMaster 130 eq. I know how to attach the motor driver, too. I want to dive into astrophotography. But I don't know: How can I accurate polar align my telescope, if it doesn't have any polar scope? I think drift polar-alignment is very hard. Is there any other way? How fast must be the motor driver's speed if I don't have polar-aligned telescope yet? I am buying my new Orion StarShoot G4 Monochrome Deep Space Imaging Camera. Is it good that I attach Orion camera on Celestron telescope? I want to buy ZWO 1.25" LRGB Imaging Filter Set. Is it good to attach ZWO on Orion and Celestron? Is it a good choice to select these machines? And finally: is Celestron AstroMaster 130 eq telescope good enough for astro imaging? (I want to image DSO objects.) Thank you for your effort and time. Clear skies!
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