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#26 kongqk

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Posted Yesterday, 10:31 PM

In the long run, I may also invest a coma corrector. Any suggestions for which one to get to best pair with APM XWA series?



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Posted Yesterday, 10:42 PM

Televue Paracorr is best, but the GSO is great at a 1/4 of the cost. A bit more to fiddle with than the TV to get it right (plenty of threads on this), but the glass is great. I use it when I am at a dark site with an f/5, but don't bother for the quicker peeks from home.

It noticeably helps with the f/5, but it's not bad without.
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Posted Yesterday, 10:44 PM

Televue Paracorr is best, but the GSO is great at a 1/4 of the cost. A bit more to fiddle with than the TV to get it right (plenty of threads on this), but the glass is great. I use it when I am at a dark site with an f/5, but don't bother for the quicker peeks from home.

It noticeably helps with the f/5, but it's not bad without.

Thanks for the suggestions. I will read more for the GSO option ^_^



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Posted Yesterday, 10:59 PM

Here is the thread on how to use the GSO coma corrector.

https://www.cloudyni...coma-corrector/
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Posted Yesterday, 11:29 PM

Here is the thread on how to use the GSO coma corrector.

https://www.cloudyni...coma-corrector/

Pretty cool discussion thread, really appreciate! 




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