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Metalmanstan
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Is this what collimation looks like!? new
      #5566338 - 12/11/12 05:29 PM Attachment (56 downloads)

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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Starman81
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? new [Re: Metalmanstan]
      #5566384 - 12/11/12 06:08 PM

Looks pretty good to me!

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frito
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? new [Re: Starman81]
      #5566583 - 12/11/12 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

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Metalmanstan
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? new [Re: frito]
      #5566593 - 12/11/12 09:17 PM

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

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Cliff Hipsher
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? [Re: Metalmanstan]
      #5566613 - 12/11/12 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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Maverick199
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? new [Re: Metalmanstan]
      #5567018 - 12/12/12 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.

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Starman1
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Re: Is this what collimation looks like!? new [Re: Maverick199]
      #5568069 - 12/12/12 06:39 PM Attachment (14 downloads)

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

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