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Colimating a reflecting telescope

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Any advice on how to collimate a reflecting scope with a .965 eyepiece would be appreciated

Thanks
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Re: Colimating a reflecting telescope

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You can use modern 1.25 inch diameter collimation tools if you have a 0.965 to 1.25 eyepiece adapter, widely available. From ebay £8, from aliexpress £12 and from astro suppliers £22 :)
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Re: Colimating a reflecting telescope

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Brian wrote:You can use modern 1.25 inch diameter collimation tools if you have a 0.965 to 1.25 eyepiece adapter, widely available. From ebay £8, from aliexpress £12 and from astro suppliers £22 :)

Thanks, just ordered from China, £3.50 free postage ?????????????????
Celestron 8" Edge HD Evolution, Esprit 120mm triplet, 72mm APO, Sky Tee 2, 6" reflecting scope, William Optics Binoviewer, Quark Daystar Ha Chromosphere on 72mm ED, LVW8mm eyepiece and Celestron 19mm Axiom, matched W.O 10 and 20mm, and a few others, D4s, D810,

For info, I am Autistic, Aspergers, ADHD, therefore if I come over as a little "short" on occasions it is not intended, thank you
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