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Old 23-10-2013, 09:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Satchmo View Post
Its more about the length and diameter of the tube having a big moment arm for vibration - I doubt the EQ8 would handle an RC 16 effectively. What do others think ?
I would imagine that amongst the common designs for a 16" scope, an RC (especially a truss) would have one of the smallest moment arms.

Throw an AO unit into the image train (plenty of bright guide stars with a 16" aperture) and the mount only has to track unidirectionally in RA.

Originally Posted by RickS View Post
I wouldn't have thought a brick outhouse would have arc second accuracy
You'd have to record "logs" of a different kind to find out
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