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Telescope Collimation

I have fast learned that one of the most important aspects of using my scope for any type of detailed viewing or photography, is that my optics must be in excellent alignment (Collimation). I am still working on getting them straight but I am getting closer. 

I would not be presumptuous to assume I could tell anyone how to do collimation correctly. What I can do is point you to some great info on how to accomplish this. The following links should help in getting you where you need to go.

The Collimation by Thierry Legault (Excellent)


Collimating Your SCT by Rod Mollise (PDF)


SCT Collimation by Steve Walters