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Re: Celestron C150-HD Vs. Orion SkyView Deluxe 6" EQ - PLEASE HELP!

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Posted by Gene S./">Gene S. on February 7, 2000 01:10:10 UTC

I recently purchased the C150HD and have been very impressed with it. The CG4 mount is very stable and makes it a joy to use. Also, the finder scope adjustments screws works so well that aligning the finder can be done in minutes. Mine hasn't needed to be adjusted since. I added a dual axis drive motors (Celestron) from Anacortes for only 155.00. Orion, I believe charges 249.00. I have discovered that to do prime focus photography with the C150HD you need a barlow lens before you reach the focus point. This really increases the exposure time. Hope this helps.

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