Skywatcher HEQ-5 Range Equatorial Mount Reviews
Product Type: Skywatcher telescopes
Description:Brand: Skywatcher / Type: Telescopic mount and tripod for the Skywatcher HEQ-5 range of telescopes
Newest Review: ... up from the EQ3-2 and CG-4. It's sleek and stylish black finish, ease of setup, portability and quality make the HEQ5 a ... more
Customer Skywatcher HEQ-5 Range Equatorial Mount Reviews (1)
by - written on 15/03/11 (Very useful, 56 readings)
A good mount is important in Astronomy, after all, it's what you will be attaching your precious telescope to. If you are a purely visual observer and use a light scope such as a schmidt cassegrain or small refractor then chances are you can get away with the cheaper and more flimsy mounts out there such as the CG-4 from celestron. But, when using heavier telescopes like big apeture Newtonians or getting into astrophotography the quality of the mount is of paramount importance. Integral to the use of any mount is the quality of it's motors and it's weight capacity, let's start with the motors. I will spare you the technicalities of gear ratios and resolutions ... Read the complete review
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