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    Default purchase advice "Cheshire collimator"



    I was advised here on the forum to get a Cheshire type collimator.

    This is the one I've been able to find:

    The Celestron Newtonian reflector collimating tool is a combination of a sight tube and a Cheshire tool in a single unit. It has the precisely centered sighting hole and crosshairs of a sight tube, plus the cutout in the side of the tube containing the very precise 45° angle reflecting surface of a Cheshire tool.
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    Will this do the job for my Skyquest XT10"

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    Quote Originally Posted by panama View Post
    I was advised here on the forum to get a Cheshire type collimator.

    This is the one I've been able to find:

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    Will this do the job for my Skyquest XT10"
    Yeah sure.

    Here's another

    Orion Collimating Eyepiece - Telescope.com

    and also a laser which is another option

    Orion LaserMate Deluxe Telescope Collimator - Telescope.com

 

 

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