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Orion 8" astrograph and filter wheels?

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#1 Tom_H

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 10:19 PM

Howdy

Any one out there using an 8" Orion Astrograph with a
filter wheel. I see that most filter wheels require
20-25 MM of in focus. I checked my setup with a Meade
DSII and there is only about 16 MM if in focus left. If
your using a filter wheel with the scope, how did you
do it and, what filter wheel did you use.

Regards
Tom

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#2 jgraham

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:55 PM

I'm using and Orion 5-place filter wheel on my DSI Pro III. To minimize the back focus I'm using a low profile face plate from ScopeStuff and I screw the camera directly onto the filter wheel.


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