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RE: Newtonion Alignment Techniques

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Posted by BB on May 18, 2000 10:45:00 UTC


Check out this site:

http://zebu.uoregon.edu/~mbartels/collimate/collimat.html

To help align the mirrors, I have used an old 35mm film can with a small, centered hole drilled in the bottom of the can. This "eyepiece" is then inserted in the focuser upside down. It helps keep the eye centered over the focuser during the alignment process.

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