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Can't focus my refractor

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#26 Luckyhead11

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Posted 18 April 2024 - 06:29 PM

I bought the 35mm one and the 80mm one, and they work GREAT! Great on the trees in my yard through a window, last night was a very nice night and amazon was going to ship that day. *Package Get's lost* :/. So I got it today, and there is severe weather so hopefully I should get some good images this Saturday!


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Posted 18 April 2024 - 07:48 PM

I bought the 35mm one and the 80mm one, and they work GREAT! Great on the trees in my yard through a window, last night was a very nice night and amazon was going to ship that day. *Package Get's lost* :/. So I got it today, and there is severe weather so hopefully I should get some good images this Saturday!

Every time I see an Amazon semi parked along a highway I always think to myself, "Your Amazon order has been delayed."

 

There's more to Prime. A Truckload more, in a turnout, miles away... gaah.gif

 

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#28 Luckyhead11

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Posted 20 April 2024 - 12:08 PM

The focus works great! The 80mm one was too long for the moon at least. The clouds were off and on, so I wasn't able to test out any nebulae or stars.

 

I am very pleased with my results!

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Posted 22 April 2024 - 08:01 PM

I would have done cartwheels to get a result like that in the 60s or 70s.  

 

But here is what great focus looks like among the masters:  https://www.damianpeach.com/lunarindex.htm

 

Myself, I don't pretend to do imaging.    But it *is* amazing what folks can do, and beginner results are phenomenal.  Greg N



#30 Luckyhead11

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Posted 23 April 2024 - 09:01 PM

I would do cartwheels for those pictures lol.gif




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