Taking photos of the Moon and the planets - Beginner

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WhistlerNorth Regular Member • Posts: 151
Skywatcher Star Adventurer

Is this the Starwatcher  star adventurer model you were discussing?  This was from a Canadian website listed at $667 CDN for either Astro or Photography bundle as listed below.  Which bundle would be suggested?  Gather this would attach to the plain top plate on an existing tripod?


Multiple pre-programmed speeds for time lapse photography

  • Tracking rate selectable between Sidereal, Solar, and Lunar
  • Built in polar scope with illuminator
  • DSLR interface for automatic shutter control
  • Built-in auto-guiding interface
  • Low power consumption
  • External Mini USB power support
  • Compatible with 3/8" and 1/4" camera tripod thread
  • Lifetime free firmware upgrade
  • Maximum payload: 5kg

Options:● Star Adventurer Astro Bundle
includes Star Adventurer mount, ball head adapter, illuminated polar scope, EQ wedge, mounting assembly, counter weight.● Star Adventurer Photo Bundle
includes Star Adventurer mount, ball head adapter, illuminated polar scope, EQ wedge

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