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COMPLETED - SOLD Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO Go-To Astronomy Mount


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Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO Go-To Astronomy Mount

With all accessories - as new February 2020

HEQ5 Mount Head

1.75" Stainless Steel Tripod

2x 5kg Counterweights

SynScan Handset & Cable

12v Cigarette DC Power Cable

Vixen-Style Medium Dovetail Bar

Price £690 - buyer collects Hampshire

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