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Question I want to get back to my passion of astronomy. Time to buy a telescope again!

May 31, 2020
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Hello,
I'm thinking of buying a telescope again after almost 15 years, it's time to go back again. Can you help me narrow down my options? It'll be used mainly for galaxy and star gazing as well as planetary too. I'd like it motorized and astrophotography capable through my computer not a camera would be preferable. Budget really isn't an issue.

What top of the line telescopes do you recommend?
 
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Will you be wanting to travel with it? [Weight and size issues.]
Do you plan to have it in a dome? [Allows bigger scopes, usually.]
Do you have nice skies? [Bad skies deserve less investment, IMO.]
How serious is your photography idea? [Astrophotography usually means long exposures, but not always. So the type of mount becomes important.]
 
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May 31, 2020
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Will you be wanting to travel with it? [Weight and size issues.]
Do you plan to have it in a dome? [Allows bigger scopes, usually.]
Do you have nice skies? [Bad skies deserve less investment, IMO.]
How serious is your photography idea? [Astrophotography usually means long exposures, but not always. So the type of mount becomes important.]
I won’t be doing much traveling with it further than a few hours by car.
No dome.
yes we do.
I‘m just getting into astrophotographery so it’ll be something new for me but super into starting it.
 

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