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victor01

Skywatcher 150p or 200p?

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Hello everyone

I'm new to this forum and I have been doing some astrophotography for 1 year with not much results.

I currently use a meade LXD75 mount that has been hypertuned, and an old bresser galaxia 114/900 newton OTA.

As the title says, I want to buy a new OTA that is more suitable for AP. But I can't choose.

My biggest concern is whether a LXD75 can carry the 200p and still track well (with autoguiding of course)??

I believe that the 150p in combination with my canon eos 450D has a to wide FOV.

Are there any other people that use a similar setup for AP?

Victor

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You'd be at the limit of the LXD75 with the 150p, the 200p is too heavy.

Nether scope will function well for astrophotography unless they are mounted on a HEQ5 or better. If so the 200p is a superior scope.

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Nether scope will function well for astrophotography unless they are mounted on a HEQ5 or better. If so the 200p is a superior scope.

Not necessarily true,some people on here have had great results with a 200P on an EQ5,so you don't have spend big money to get decent results

These are QM's photos using a 200P on a EQ5,enjoy:

http://astrocasto.blogspot.co.uk/

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Hi

I use the 150P for all my AP work. Nice scope and quite light. And as for the 200P being superior? Thats a personal thing.

HTH?

Jamie

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