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Old 14-09-2020, 12:04 PM
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JohnL is offline
Join Date: Feb 2020
Location: Victori, Australia
Posts: 3
Hi Dave,

I'm about 50 minutes north of you in Colac. Full disclosure: I have no experience with high quality refractors or equatorial mounts, I use a 8in F/6 dobsonian, and do a little bit of wide field photography on a DIY mount

If I was getting an eq mount with the weight capacity of the one you're looking at, I would be looking at putting a reflector on it, to try to capture as much light as possible in a given time. 8-10" f/5 maybe. They're usually a lot cheaper too.

You would have almost no light pollution there right?
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