Quote:In my (limited) experience, taking the corrector out of an SCT is not a big deal. The only thing that might not be obvious is the necessity of preserving the orientation of the corrector. I would go for it.
My eyepieces are made from the waste product of exploding stars. 10XTi 102XLT ST80A(2" Focuser) XW: All; XO: 2.58 Televue: Naglers-T1 Smoothside-full set, 17T4,12T4,Ethos 17,4.7; plossels-40,32,20,17,&7.4mm; Pans-22,24mm; Delos-6,8,12,17.3mm ES100: 5.5,9*,14,20 ES82: full set ES68: 16,20,24,34 NLV: 5,9,10,15 Ortho: HD-7,9; OPS-9,12 Meade RG 7mm Other: Pentax 12.5K(.965), 10mm Parks Zoom: Nag3-6 *=on b/o DAS Dark Site
Quote:I also have a Celestron C8 and I tried the same diagonal and eyepieces on it and I do not see the reflection/distortion.
Celestron 925 EdgeHD Hyperstar
Canon T1i modified by Brent Oliver
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