BORG Fork Mount and 36ED

I wanted to test how a portable mount works with BORG fork mount – 3101  3101’s slow motion controls are really convenient for centering the target.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAlthough this is not as steady as others, this should be OK for grab-n-go casual observing.  Also there is nothing to hesitate carrying since it is easy to handle the pre-built system by single hand.  I’m sure we can setup like this with Vixen Polarie and iOptron SkyTracker etc.  I highly recommend the combination of portable mounts and BORG fork mount to someone who have the centering issue for the target when portable mounts are used with telescopes.

As usual, Mr.Borg took new optics to Nara for several field test. These are all taken with 36ED with 1.1x flattener(prototype) and NEX5N. What a crisp sharpness and vivid color!

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~ by tedishikawa on August 20, 2013.

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