You are able to see example pictures on my Astrobin site below. Dismiss the earliest two designed with this particular scope (Pleiades and Flaming Star) since they were being with the first pinched optics. The minimal "shoe" that holds it for the mount is sufficient for Visible and doubtless for Photograph likewise, nonetheless it's definitely dippy. I put rings on it (you buy the ones for that 90mm scopes) as well as the rings overwhelm the lousy minimal issue. I haven't owned the SV but have experienced two in the Orion ED80T. I'd believe the optics for being close to equivalent in good quality for a thing this rate and specs, neither organization manufactures their particular.
I did must up grade towards the rings, the "shoe" was insufficient for astrophotography. The rings weren't that Considerably and I haven't experienced any concerns with the rings plus the scope. Won't be able to move the dew shield back Using the rings on, but I hardly ever have a predicament where by I would like to maneuver them again.
I've used the Orion ED80T and I've witnessed final results from handful of individuals which i follow (MR is one of them) and I had loads of difficulty (and possibly under no circumstances acquired a satisfactory final result) getting a excellent flattener to operate with it. I tried with Orion's flattener, Hotech HCA(?
2) The enhanced mechanicals more than identical scopes. An illustration might be the rings as opposed to the foot program employed by all kinds of other 80mm triplets.
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One more vote for the Stellarvue. I've owned equally the her response Stellarvue focuser Variation and also the FT. I really like the FT focuser though the SV is superb - not a massive distinction genuinely.
The carbon fiber tube could possibly be pleasant for Winter season usage, mainly because it might get cold below. The Stellarvue includes a focuser enhance, but that pushes it out of the same selling price variety.
It *is* a tiny scope In fact and gets confused by all that components. But it works Using the rings and rail and i am glad I established it up this way.
the $250 really worth the difference towards the Stellarvue as the scope rings, just insert the right dovetail her response for simple balance.
I very own the Orion ED80T, purchased it about two decades ago. I like to recommend it, I have not experienced any issues with it and I like the images it creates. Don't have any practical experience While using the Stellarvue but have read very good matters about their scopes. Looks like the variations is about $250.
In addition to that, the scope alone was fine but it had a bit of the spikes in The celebrities (which didnt bother me a lot of at that point)
I agree with Mike, the SV Deluxe just isn't basics A lot of the enhance to the Astroview mount. On top of that its will not use common drives, It can be an oddball.