Skymaster collimation

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Skymaster collimation

Postby sreekar-parimi » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:35 pm

Hi all,
Do you know if we have any local help to collimate celestron skymaster. Its a 15X70.
I am reading up few things but it feels intimidating. I am beginner and would like to get some help.
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Re: Skymaster collimation

Postby rene-gedaly » Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:43 pm

Have you looked at YouTube yet? This video looks pretty good: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DQgMtCRmtE. Good luck!
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Re: Skymaster collimation

Postby sreekar-parimi » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:37 pm

Okay that was embarrassing. The previous day i read a long article on how to collimate and it came with so many cautions and spelled out numerous intricacies with the operation. Turns out thats not necessarily the case.
Thanks Rene. I think i fixed it now but probably not precise. There is a bulge that i cannot seem to get rid of. When i aim for stars its not producing a sharp image and it may have to do with a shaky tripod too. But i atleast got a good view of jupiter.
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Re: Skymaster collimation

Postby rene-gedaly » Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:45 pm

Oh, please. I have some binoculars that need aligning and was put off by the same thing...WILL VOID YOUR WARRANTY :lol:

I may be coming to you for assistance! Glad you got it "good enough."
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