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goto mount question


cosmic dave
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I asked this question on SGL but got no answers so does anyone know if its possible to mount a 90mm evostar skywatcher refractor on a celestron goto mount (for a nexstar 80) i cant see a problem if the scope is well balanced. all i would need is a kit to mount some telescope rings to the goto mount ????

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Any idea relative weights of the 2 OTA, if similar I can't see why not. Maybe check extra length of 90mm won't hit the mount when slewing?

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I will weigh and measure it tomorrow, its the mount some dodgy guy fixed at a campsite. :rolleyes:

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Which mount is it? Check the specs of the mount, in particular the load bearing capacity, then add up all the weight you intend to put on it. I like to aim at no more than 80% of the mounts capacity for a good stable platform. Get it all balanced as Glider says and you'll be good to go :)

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