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With reluctance I am looking to sell my 200mm aperture f5 Helios Newtonian OTA. (Helios is a brand that became incorporated into Skywatcher - this closely resembles Skywatcher OTAs)

The Helios is offered with single speed rack & pinion focuser, tube rings, 22 to 1.25" adaptor, dovetail bar and grab handle for £90 o.n.o.  In good condition except that the dovetail bar appears to be discoloured by exposure to sunlight.

I have not used the telescope for many months and with a persistent problem in my right arm my enthusiasm for moving heavy kit around has diminished.

Buyer to collect from North Bucks.

Offered as option with the OTA: EQ5 mount with RA drive + 6 volt sealed lead-acid battery +charger + standard and extra long Dec slow motion manual shafts. £150. Condition - used but working.

 

If I sell the OTA I will be looking to dispose of its accessories:

9x50 Skywatcher straight finder - in excellent condition except that the small plastic dust cap is missing.

Cheshire collimator, boxed, as new.

Helical fine focuser, range 10mm, ID 1.25", screws into 2"adapter.

3x Datysun Barlow, as new, boxed.

Widefield eyepiece, 22mm f.l., 30mm body (note not 1.25")  with built in focus, works well with this telescope.

Plastic collimation cap (no cost).

This bundle would cost around £114 new - offered if bought with scope at £75 o.n.o.

 

 

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Still no interest? I am prepared to bundle a EQ5 mount with RA drive with the OTA if this gets a sale.

For an additional £150 (new this mount + drive sells for about £300).

The OTA is also offered elsewhere.

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