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Old 26-05-2014, 02:09 PM
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Orion GuideScope Package or SkyWatcher GuideScope?

i received the Orion StarShoot AutoGuider as a gift and looking at purchasing a Guide Scope this afternoon, would u recommend the:

Orion Guide Scope Package (http://www.bintel.com.au/Astrophotog...oductview.aspx)

or the

SkyWatcher Guide Scope (http://www.myastroshop.com.au/produc...p?id=MAS-045F2)
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Old 27-05-2014, 12:01 AM
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I would go with the Orion, as although there is nothing to choose between them optically or mechanically, the Orion is adjustable within it's rings,
which makes it much easier to align with your main scope, or on a
guide star. I am of course going by the photos of the scopes in the links you provided.

Last edited by raymo; 27-05-2014 at 12:03 AM. Reason: more info
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Old 12-06-2014, 04:24 PM
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+1 for the Orion

The Orion ST80 is a good guidescope - very happy with mine. It has the Orion StarShoot AutoGuider as I bought it as a complete package.

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guidescope, orion, skywatcher

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