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Old 01-11-2010, 10:37 PM
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Hi Folks
Whats the most rigid way to mount a Skywatcher 80 ed on to a NEQ6 pro mount. want to image thru it and guide with a 9x50 finderscope?

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Old 02-11-2010, 12:38 AM
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Carl, the most rigid way is the normal way: Tube rings and dovetail rail.

http://www.365astronomy.com/images/s...OTA-schott.jpg

From Andrews Communications:
Dovetail bar, black aluminium, 200mm long, suitable for wedge mounts $29.00

MyAstroShop:
101mm Optical Tube Mounting Rings - $49.95
http://www.myastroshop.com.au/produc...sp?id=MAS-023C

Dovetail Rail, black aluminium, $45.00
http://www.myastroshop.com.au/produc...sp?id=MAS-023K

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