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Ccolvin968

Budget is $1000 USD... Help selecting equipment.

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I can't get this imaging bug to go away.

I already have a good camera, intervalometer, and basic camera equipment.

What can I get scope wise? Tracking mount wise?

I'm interested in getting the most quality and bang for my buck.

Is it possible on this budget or should I invest it into my visual observing scopes and equipment?

Aren't there tracking mounts for cameras only?? How do these work?

Anybody have examples?

Thanks for any help!

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Yes there are tracking mounts just for cameras (and small refractors) in the European market you could look at the Skywatcher Star Adventurer but I don't know if it is available is the US.

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+1 for the Star Adventurer. Not had mine long but Im really impressed with it so far. 

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Check my sig, that new ED80 scope with the used tripod/mount (which is basically an HEQ5 goto equivalent) was approx $1000 (£700)

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