BORG 72FL F4 & Kenko SkyMemo R

I took some test shots with newly designed BORG 72FL F4 at my backyard end of last month. (I was too lazy to process the image)

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This is one of them. Just quick view.

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72FL F4(w/Hutech R&P focuser) + Canon RPh + IDAS NB2 + Kenko SkyMemo R, 25 x 2′

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I didn’t use SkyMemo more than 10 years. Actually I don’t remember when I used last time.

Anyway it looks still tracking well, as expected. And fortunately polar scope is fully aligned too. I didn’t see any fatal tracking error entire sessions. This is 290mm focal length in 2 minutes. Still very reliable portable mount!

BTW, I used Hutech R&P focuser this time. It’s good enough for manual focusing. But new BORG 55FL customer fed-back the valuable info to me. He attached Pegasus motor, which I didn’t expect though. Probably other motors might be attachable too.

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Thanks, David. Enjoy astro imaging with a new BORG!

~ by tedishikawa on January 13, 2020.

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