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Prime focus with an F6.3 scope

Started by puhtron54, 06/24/2012 02:57PM
Posted 06/24/2012 02:57PM Opening Post
It is rare to find anyone with experience at using an F6.3 scope. I have a 10 inch Meade LX 200 classic F6.3 mounted in my observatory that is almost completed ( but useable).
I have had some luck with a Meade DSI and also the Phillips SP900NC web cam.
I also have a Fuji S700 set up afocal .
The problem I have is the "shadow" from the secondary mirror when I use the Fuji.
I also have tried to use it at prime focus and cannot get the secondary out of the photo.
I want to move up to a modified DSLR but would like to know if it will work !
Any advice or references you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
Thank You
Tom