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Old 30-08-2013, 10:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Shiraz View Post
I don't have trouble balancing it well enough for imaging Lee. As shown it has only minor imbalance anywhere in the sky - it varies, but nowhere near enough to upset the EQ6.
Thanks - I have a short piece of 40mm steel bar velcro'd to the mirror end opposite the focuser (not pretty!) to achieve pretty good balance everywhere....
I think my issue is a combination of a pretty light CF scope tube, and a particularly heavy moonlite focuser, and no guide scope offering some counterbalance??
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