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Hi everyone. 

i just got a Bresser 152L 1200. Wondering what mount I would need for imaging. I’ve seen a few heq5. Wondering if that would be heavy enough for the scope. 

I have an eq5 pro but I don’t know if that is pushing it. 

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Don’t do imaging but sounds like your scope at 11kg is already at the max limit for imaging with the HEQ5 pro, so with any additional equipment fitted may make it too much.


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Not sure what you want to image, but that scope is not the best choice for imaging.

If you want to try deep sky astrophotography - then you would need something like Eq6 to hold that scope stable. Besides weight, which is at the limit (but doable with compact scope) - that scope is way too long for mount like Heq5.

For planetary astrophotography - heq5 would be more than suitable as in that case you don't need very precise tracking. Just keeping planet in FOV is enough and that can be accomplished with even EQ5 class mount.

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