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    Default Collimation eyepiece and other eyepieces



    I have had my Omni xlt 150 reflector out a few times, views are sharp and crisp. Should i worry about getting a collimation eyepiece now or spend that money on other eyepieces? Eyepieces i have now are the Celestron kit with 6,8,13,17,32mm eyepieces and the 25mm that came with scope. What would be good eyepieces to add for deep space viewing? Wide field of view? Thanks Tom

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    Hi tomcat,

    Based on the fact you have a reflector type scope (and quite a few eyepeices at this point) I would lean towards getting something to do your collimation. These can be fairly inexpensive and yet will get the mirrors aligned so the view will be better with all of the eyepieces you have.

    What kind of collimation tool are you thinking of?
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    I'm been looking at the one from celestron, it runs around $35.00. As far as eyepieces go what would you recommend to go with what i have or would i not get much more out of different eyepieces? THANKS

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    Did the kit come with a Barlow? If not, that could be a useful purchase, but the Collimation one tends to be rather important.
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    It appears that would be the "cheshire" collimation eyepiece that Celestron has. That should do the trick. Again I would start by making sure the collimation is correct on the scope. You have a pretty wide variety of eyepeices that should give you good results.
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    Thanks and that kit did come with a barlow lens. Tom

 

 

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