Back to Home

General Forum Message

Forums: Atm · Astrophotography · Blackholes · Blackholes2 · CCD · Celestron · Domes · Education
Eyepieces · Meade · Misc. · God and Science · SETI · Software · UFO · XEphem
RSS Button

Home | Discussion Forums | Misc. Topics | Post
Login

Be the first pioneers to continue the Astronomy Discussions at our new Astronomy meeting place...
The Space and Astronomy Agora
Re: Cave 6" Classical Cassegrain ?

Forum List | Follow Ups | Post Message | Back to Thread Topics | In Response To
Posted by Edean25@aol.com on November 15, 1999 23:59:50 UTC

: Can anyone tell me about this scope, it's a Cave 6" Classical Cassegrain. It Looks like a reflector but the eyepiece is in the rear just like a Celestar. I am looking to buy a first time scope and I have not seen a scope like this. The owner states that the mirror is by "Fagan" and it has a focal length of 1800mm. Is this a good design, good scope, and could it be used for astrophotography with the correct acc. Thanks

Hey: I saw your question posted about using a 6" Cave cassigrain, For your peace of Mind YEP your cave is an ecellent scope for all around astronmy use and for astrophotography. The next thing you should be concerned with is make sure that you have a GOOD Steady mount and a Good, Accurate clock drive. Astrophotography is very tricky for first time pic-takers so dont be discouraged if you dont get good results right away, remember practice makes perfect.

Follow Ups:

    Login to Post
    Additional Information
    Google
     
    Web www.astronomy.net
    DayNightLine
    About Astronomy Net | Advertise on Astronomy Net | Contact & Comments | Privacy Policy
    Unless otherwise specified, web site content Copyright 1994-2020 John Huggins All Rights Reserved
    Forum posts are Copyright their authors as specified in the heading above the post.
    "dbHTML," "AstroGuide," "ASTRONOMY.NET" & "VA.NET"
    are trademarks of John Huggins