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lostboys

Question about cgx mount and cpc 1100 gps xlt

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Hi

need some expert advice, I have been looking at the celestron 800 edge hd cgx.

is this kit any good and can someone clarify that this is a go to mount with a hand controller capable of slewing to any object in its database (the same as celestron nextstar), if so how does the handset work around doing a meridian flip?

 

i have also been looking at the celestron cpc 1100 gps xlt, if I fit a hyperstar to this telescope would I be able to do astrophotography with this telescope without buying the hd wedge, as I know it will make it roughly a f2.3 and I would be able to take 20 second exposures.

sorry for all the questions but I know you guys are the font of all knowledge!

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Will  you be using purely for astrophography? Presume you will be as taking the hyperstar on and off  would be a pain..

Have you thought about a RASA?

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