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Old Feb 21, 2003, 7:20 PM   #1
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Default Digiscoping with the meade etx-90?????????????

Does anyone have any pics online taken with the meade etx-90? Also i see there are more than one scope with this name, which is which, etx-90 EC or etx-90 RA
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Old Feb 22, 2003, 2:18 PM   #2
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The various iterations of the Meade ETX-90 all concern the base, yoke and tracking assembly. The newer models have computerized tracking and location capabilities for celestial bodies. The older versions require the user to orient the scope, find the target then the motorized tracking works to move the lens relative to Earth's rotation to keep the subject more or less centered on the field of view.

Any of the ETX-90 models are equivalent for purposes of digiscoping (photography using the telescope as a lens). There is no differences in optics among them, so if using the telescope as a lens is your desired end, find the best deal and buy it.

Here are a few images. The first was made using a Nikon CP990, the second using a Canon D30, the third using a D30...

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