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1 CommentWednesday, 13 December 2017  |  Admin
Sky-Watcher Explorer 130 vs 130p

Which is the best 5” Newtonian?  The Sky-Watcher Explorer 130 or the more expensive Sky-Watcher Explorer 130p?  

1 CommentMonday, 1 July 2013  |  Steve
Adjusting Skywatcher Equinox focuser tension

All good Crayford focusers (at least those expected to carry any weight) have tension adjustment screws. It is just a matter of locating and applying them. 

Monday, 24 June 2013  |  Steve
Atik 460EX v Atik 490EX

The Atik 460EX and 490EX cameras are similarly priced so which one is best for me? 

2 CommentsSaturday, 15 June 2013  |  Steve
EQMOD - Controlling the HEQ5, NEQ6 and other mounts directly from a PC

EQMOD is a popular set of software tools used by many astronomers to control the Skywatcher HEQ5, NEQ6 and other mounts directly from a PC. We asked Steve Richards to write an overview of EQMOD with details on some of its many features and how to use them.