Computerized astrophotography telescopes

1 year 2 weeks ago #629719 by ShutterPal
This must be a super rookie question.  But is there a telescope that is computerized and does all the work for you?  Something that will do all the leg work for you.  You punch in what you want to see, and it moves and focuses so you can see?  

I saw some inexpensive ones, but not sure if those are serious contenders or not.  


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1 year 2 weeks ago #629840 by CanonKid
When it comes to astrophotography, there's a lot to take in and learn.  Are you talking about an all in one deal (under $600) or you know if you have larger budget, pick up a computerized mount like one from Celestron or I want to say iOptron, slap a telescope on top of that and you're off to the races.  

But that all depends on how much cheddar you want to spend on this. 

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1 year 2 weeks ago #629856 by ShutterPal
$2400 - $3000 budget


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