That is an outstanding explanation of some very intricate stuff, lol!
I say just get started, and enjoy the journey.
Now let me go get my calculator and figure out where I messed up. I might need some help here.
But let me ask the question, how do people with super long focal lengths guide, e.g. c8s, c11s, c14s, and lx200s, with 80mm f4 guidescopes, and get amazing pics I might add.
DHEllis59, Dover, DE
Astro Tech RC 6 w Pegasus Focus Cube,
Orion Starshoot II Pro Imager,
QHY 5 II Guide Camera and 30mm Guidescope,
Explorer Scientific EXOS GT 2 With PMC Eight Controller,
Orion XT8 with Nexus II DSC via Sky Safari Pro,
Celestron Luminous 31mm, Meade MWA 10mm, and 5mm EPs
Celestron Skymaster 15x70 binoculars,
20/20 or better vision in both eyes due to recent cataract surgery!!!
"The LORD by wisdom founded the earth, By understanding He established the heavens" - Proverbs 3:19