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Late 1970s C8 aligning instructions

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#1 Pixiedust

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Posted 23 September 2019 - 09:25 AM

Hey I have a late 1970s that Leonard Nimoy was selling back in the day. I’ve owned it for 40 years.  I have upgraded several things on it including the optical back ring to accommodate 2 inch eyepieces, new star diagonal, finder scope and very sturdy tripod. Changed out the power cord.

 

 My niece and her husband are about to inherit this beautiful telescope with fabulous optics. Wondering if someone has quick and easy alignment instructions. I won’t be able to teach them because schedules are not lining up. So I’m taking it to their sons house and will show him.  Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks so much,

Pixie



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Posted 23 September 2019 - 09:39 AM

If by alignment, you mean collimation, then this may help

 

https://www.youtube....RVIDj4aZA&t=96s


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#3 Pixiedust

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Posted 28 September 2019 - 09:47 AM

No, I mean alignment. I figured it out. Thank you.

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Posted 28 September 2019 - 10:31 AM

Thanks for your help.


Edited by Pixiedust, 28 September 2019 - 10:37 AM.



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