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Left over bits from a Celestron C80 ED-R on a CG5 mount

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Yesterday (Friday) I bought a used Celestron C80 ED-R on a CG5 mount. Just as I was about to drive away the man I bought it from came rushing up to me with a an essential bit I'd left behind. Thing is, I've mounted the scope on the tripod and I can't for the life of me work out what the extra bit is or where it should go. Would any of you more experienced types tell me if you recognise it please? It's the big bit on the right. There are also a couple of left over screws and another small metal bit. (photo attached below).

The guy I bought it from is a photographer and I'm worried that I'm in possesion of some of bits that have somehow become detached from one of his tripods.

Thanks very much.


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I'm not sure what the small plate on the left is, it doesn't look particularly photographic though. The piece on the right is a dovetail bar for putting on the mount, instead of using the scope clamshell you've used. It does require the use of a set of tuberings though.

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When i got my scope and EQ5, i got the bar on the right, I didnt need it as the scope came with one attached to the rings.

I think it is just a spare they send foruse with other rings and scopes.

Hope that helps

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