Tag: Telescope Collimation

Image 1: Catseye XLKPs are available in extended lengths of 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5 inches, in addition to the original pictured on the right.
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Catseye Collimation Extended-Barrel XLKPs Telescope Collimation Tools Are Now Available

Newtonian astrograph telescope users can now confidently take autocollimator focuser-axis alignment to the next level of precision without the need of a focuser drawtube extension. By design, Newtonian astrographs incorporate a “back-focus” position of the primary mirror’s native focal plane to facilitate image focus at the camera CCD chip. To […]

Farpoint Astro Redesigns 2-inch Cheshire Autocollimator for Reflector Telescopes
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Farpoint Astro Redesigns 2-inch Cheshire Autocollimator for Reflector Telescopes

Farpoint Astro has redesigned its 2-inch Cheshire Autocollimator with the goal of producing the finest Autocollimator available. The all-new model is precision crafted from sturdy machined, anodized aluminum and includes a rubber dust cap. Successful use of this device requires that the reflector telescope to be adjusted has been previously […]

Image 1: Designer, builder Tom Osypowski next to the Equatorial Platforms 32-inch f/2.8 SlipStream.
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The 32-inch f/2.8 Equatorial Platforms Spicaeyes Dobsonian Truss Tube Telescope Offers an Ultra-Fast SlipStream Go-To Telescope with Lockwood Optics

By Tom Osypowski Tom Osypowski is the owner of Equatorial Platforms and the night sky has been his steady companion for over five decades, ever since, at the age of 12, the urge came to look up at the stars from his boyhood home in Milwaukee. Tom’s journey with building […]