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Old 22-10-2015, 04:10 PM
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Another scope for AP

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I have 2 scopes I love for AP, a TSA120+reducer corrector for wide field, and a great c11 with Starizona reducer /corrector for long focal length imaging.

Coming up to retirement in the not too distant future, and thinking about a scope of around 1200mm or so focal length for midfield imaging.

Wondering what people are using at this fl, or what you would suggest. Would love a TOA150 but at current exchange rates I'd have to sell a kidney!! Perhaps 5k as a top price....

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Gary
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Old 22-10-2015, 04:58 PM
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A 10" f5 imaging newt (1250mm fl), with a Baader MPCC suits me just fine
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Old 22-10-2015, 07:26 PM
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Or maybe a SW Esprit 150, focal length 1050mm, maybe just a little over budget
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Old 22-10-2015, 09:33 PM
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A 10" f5 imaging newt (1250mm fl), with a Baader MPCC suits me just fine
Glen,

is there a thread on your newt build?
Gary
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I use a Vixen VC200L with reducer to f6.4, Gives a focal length of ~ 1278 mm.
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Old 24-10-2015, 06:39 PM
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Glen,

is there a thread on your newt build?
Gary
Gary, yes there is, here is the link:

http://www.iceinspace.com.au/forum/s...d.php?t=126947
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