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Is this what collimation looks like!?

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#1 Metalmanstan

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:29 PM

Took this with my cell phone so I don't know if it's perfect. Is this what it should look like through a cashier eyepiece?

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#2 Starman81

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 06:08 PM

Looks pretty good to me!

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:11 PM

hard to tell for certain but does look good to me. a good sign is your secondary shadow is offset as it should be

#4 Metalmanstan

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:17 PM

Excellent!!! Thanks guys!! Just wanted to be sure!! :)

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Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:33 PM

The best way to judge your collimation is with a star test...At the highest power (shortest fl eyepiece) "seeing" will allow...

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 05:43 AM

Through my Cheshire eyepiece the look is bit different. Maybe I will try to take one and post later. Meantime, enjoy the views.

#7 Starman1

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Posted 12 December 2012 - 06:39 PM

It should look like the attached when it's collimated.

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