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Which mount for the 180mm MAK?

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If I were to buy a Skymax 180mm OTA, and I wanted to use that for some astro imaging, which motorised (not GoTo!) mount would that require?

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For lunar/planetary imaging with a webcam, HEQ5 would probably do. For deep sky work, you'll need an EQ6 ... at least.

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Agree with Brian, my HEQ5 is fine for lunar/ planetary imaging with the 180mm Mak. For DSO imaging you'd need thr EQ6 and you'd also have the fact its f15 to contend with.

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I would be using it for lunar and planetary imaging, not deepsky, so a HEQ5 would suffice then. Right. Would this HEQ5 also be enough for some deepsky imaging with my 80mm ED refractor, you think?

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Would this HEQ5 also be enough for some deepsky imaging with my 80mm ED refractor, you think?

Yes, it's a good match.

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