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It arrived, the SCT Collimation torch but what is the small

It arrived, the SCT Collimation torch but what is the small piece of plastic for ???

Best idea for SCT collimation at a great price £20

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Hubble-Optic ... 2749.l2649
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Telescope recommendations?

Hello everyone- would anyone be able to give me advice on which telescope to buy? I’m very interested in Astronomy and would like to save up. Any websites or articles you think could help? Thank you!
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Well THAT too all of 60 seconds to install, JMI focusser on

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Well THAT too all of 60 seconds to install, JMI focusser on 8" Edge Celestron
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What are your pros and cons - Bino viewers

What are your pros and cons - Bino viewers

I have a 120 Apo and a Celestron Edge 8" SC

Thanks
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T Adapter Question

Hello,

I have a perhaps silly but very specific question...

A little context - I already have some experience with Astrophotography; I have a Canon EOS 700D along with the kit lens & have just purchased a Samyang 14mm f2.8. I also own a Celstron AstroMaster 114 as well as the Celstron travel scope 70. I also recently got a t-ring for my canon...

I'm ashamed to say that I don't really have any experience ...
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Ok as I said I have a 30mm eyepiece

Ok as I said I have a 30mm eyepiece which has been ok, see link, but now I have two scopes I want a better one, what would you suggest for up to £250, thanks

http://moonfishgroup.com/catalog/produc ... anguage=en
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Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi

Hi Folks

Returning after a long absence from telescopes and am about to buy a family present for Christmas.

I am looking for something relatively simple to use, with 2 young children I am keen to show them the sights of the night sky.

I have narrowed the search down to Meade ETX 90 or Sky-Watcher SkyMax-127 AZ GTi.

I guess I am just looking for a few pointers or advice on what the best ...
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Cheap 8Ah Lithium battery

I notice that Lidl (here in the UK) will be selling an 8Ah Lithium (LiFe-Po) car jump start with twin 5V USB ports this Thursday for £40. Hard to tell from the pictures if the 12V output is just on crocodile leads. Might be worth a look!

Dave B.
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how good are Acromat scopes

But just how good are Acromat scopes

thanks

http://www.opticstar.com/Run/Astronomy/ ... 10_1_1_245
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Looking for a good Acromat scope

I want a 5-6" acromat

Any ideas on a decent one appreciated

thanks

NO I don't want APO
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