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Stian

Nexstar 6SE upgrade mount to HEQ5 PRO SynScan

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Hi,

My setup today is:

Nexstar 6SE w/Original Mount + Celestron EQ Wedge

Sky-Watcher 9x50 + QHYL5-ii for guiding

Canon 100d attached via a focal reducer

I have been experimenting a bit with PHD2 (10-20 hours) with limited results which I suspect is related to the accuracy of my mount.

I am now considering to upgrade my mount to a HEQ5 Pro Synscan-

- Does anyone know the difference in accuracy between my current mount / HEQ5? Can I expect to do longer exposures with the HEQ5? (If I manage to polar allign / use PHD2 properly)

- Would this be a good choice considering future upgrades ie buying a telescope more compatible with DSO imaging (150p / 200p)
 

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Stian

 

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If you are considering a 150P/200P in the future, I would sell your current kit and buy a HEQ5 and 150P or 200P now.

If you split your current kit I don't believe you will get much money for the 6SE mount and wedge on their own.

Michael

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