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Experiences with small guidscopes?

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Hi! 

Having a edge 8hd and avx mount. Wich I learned is close to max weight, (if not too much) if you want to use guiding with that combo. 

To save weight, Im thinking if a small Guidescope could be of any benefit?   Or is it to be avoidable? Drawback is less aperture than ex. a 50-60mm 

Im going to set up Hyperstar in near future. So it will be used at f2. Was thinking to start with unguided, short exposure. But I realizing that I really dislike the 

Celestron handcontroller. So with a camera and guide cam. Polaraligment, plate solving. Seems to be much easier. 

cheers! 

 

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Small guidescope with f2 imaging scope should work. 

Small guidescope and  f10 imaging scope - no

Michael 

 

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Thank you! 

I think I will place a order on a 32mm guidscope. Was hoping some one had hands on experience,  and could say wich one is really good. :) 

Will place a order at one company with good reputation at least. Supplied with some direct questions first. 

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