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Hi again everyone im back asking for yet more advice haha

I just got my first dslr camera (canon 1200D) and was looking at a second telescope for astro imaging but after taking a quick snap with my 200P skywatcher dob I realized something that if i get a second telescope my 200P will probably gather a lot of dust. Now I need to rethink if it is better/cheaper to upgrade my current telescopes mount rather than buying a second one just for imaging.

so here are my questions

1: Will it be cheaper to upgrade my dob to a goto

2: Is it easy to upgrade to a trackable mount for my scope

3: If so which mount is best for my telescope

there is probably a lot I have missed asking about as im a total noob with imaging so if you think there is something I should know but have not asked your probably right and I would appreciate being told about it :)

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Perhaps you could tell us what it is you wish to image predominantly then we can answer appropriately.  Your answer will steer the correct responses.  Upgrading your Dob to a GoTo will not enhance its  very limited capability for imaging.

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you can get some cracking shots with your dob mate, but the ideal mount fo AP is a EQ mount, and as Peter says a HEQ5 would do the job, there not cheap £750 new but ive seen good second hand ones go for £350 to £450. charl.

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