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Looking for a cat/mount unit

Started by RobertHowe, 08/23/2020 03:00AM
Posted 08/23/2020 03:00AM | Edited 08/23/2020 03:01AM Opening Post
Good day all
After 20 years as a refractorphile I am coming to the end of my ability to do all the crouching, squatting, standing on tiptoe and reaching over things which comes with using an apo on a GEM.  I'm looking for a unit comprising an Altaz mount with attached telescope, aperture 9 inches or more, with ability to piggyback a solar scope, a small apo, whatever, on the back.

Who suggests what setup?  

Robert Howe
Wilbraham MA


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