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Can I use a flip mirror with an Orion G3?

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#1 PABresler

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 08:32 PM

I am struggling with getting the Orion G3 focused on small objects. I have a Celestron 8SE and focus markings are not visible. The focus for the camera is quite different than that for the eyepiece. I bought a flip mirror diagonal and was able to adapt it to near parfocal with my Canon DLSR using this:

 

https://www.ebay.com...872.m2749.l2649

 

 

This does not work with the G3 though. The eyepiece focal plane is a little too far out compared to that of the camera, and this focuser will not bring it close enough. Any suggestions?

 

Peter


Edited by PABresler, 23 May 2019 - 08:35 PM.



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