Orion 8" F/4.9 Newtonian Reflector OTA
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in braslian dinner that price is?
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Actually I have 2.......long story short, I've been stargazing for over 5 years now.........yaaaaaa, and so am a total rookie. I have 2 telescope, 6 inch galileo and a ten inch orion, and DID understand focal lengths but can't seem to grasp a longer focal
The telephoto nature of the SCT design (telephoto literally meaning longer in optical focal-length than physical length) is a result of the curvature of the two mirrors. The primary is concave, and the secondary is convex. Combining the two results in a
It's weight is about 8 kg, so formally its ok to mount it on HEQ5 (which carries up to 10 kg), right?
Yes, this telescope will work on the HEQ5 mount, although you will need to take care with what accessories you attach to the scope with that mount.
What type of mounting plate does this need to mount to a Celestron AVX ?
If you get the mounting rings for this optical tube, you will need a Vixen-style, or V-style dovetail plate, as the AVX uses a Vixen-style receiver.