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Re: Stars that shimmer?

I assume you are doing a star test. That shimmering is often due to seeing and/or to bright a star. I get best results with a video camera or SSI on the
Gary Ahlers
Jun 28, 2014
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advance vx

well i took the step and hope to see it arrive on tuesday/ of course the dovetail will come from adm on the following day getting excited Jerry KJ6NTL in
kj6ntl
Jun 28, 2014
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123136

Re: Stars that shimmer?

I meant to say "defocus"
vikel
Jun 27, 2014
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123135

Re: Stars that shimmer?

it may be secret code "de-do us" = "de-focus" ... looks like my typing too ... it may be secret code "de-do us"  = "de-focus"   ... looks like my typing
Gary Holahan
Jun 27, 2014
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Re: Stars that shimmer?

Or too much de-do-ing maybe? De doo run run run, de do runrun….. From: sct-user@yahoogroups.com [mailto:sct-user@yahoogroups.com] Sent: 27 June 2014 02:55 PM
Martin
Jun 27, 2014
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Re: Stars that shimmer?

I am not sure what "de-do us while collimating" means... But these things are due to : Seeing. Your eyes. Your eyepiece. Rod Mollise Contributing Editor Sky
Rod Mollise
Jun 27, 2014
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Stars that shimmer?

My new scope, a Celestron 9.25 SCT shows stars that shimmer and have spikes. I have tried collimating and that reduces the spikes. The shimmer comes when I
vikel
Jun 26, 2014
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Celestron Nexstar 8 for sale

Hello Everyone: I have a Celestron Nextstar 8  with the hand controller for sale:   Included with it are the following items:   Celestron Absorbing feet
Gary Des Combes
Jun 17, 2014
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Re: celestron vx mount

I very nearly bough the Vx, but for several different reasons went with the CGEM. If I had read Unk's blog then I probably would have stuck with my original
johnschnupp
Jun 15, 2014
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Re: celestron vx mount

I'm not Uncle Rod but I can tell you my Celestron AVX mount is outstanding. It handles my 6" Newt, and my 6" and 8" SCTs both with no problem. I use a
Jim Coleman
Jun 14, 2014
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Re: celestron vx mount

I am very happy with mine. I've used its predecessor, the CG5, for nearly ten years, and the VX is a noticeable improvement. Yes, it will handle your rig.. ;-)
Rod Mollise
Jun 14, 2014
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celestron vx mount

Hi Rod / what is your opinion on the vx series of goto mounts by celestron for the 800 dollar price range / will it handle my celestar with a 80mm s.t. finder
kj6ntl
Jun 14, 2014
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Re: I'm back

Great John, I've enjoyed what you're posting on Facebook so far!
rfsinc
Jun 13, 2014
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Re: I'm back

Right on! Rod Mollise Contributing Editor Sky and Telescope Magazine Uncle Rod's Astroblog: From: sct-user@yahoogroups.com
Rod Mollise
Jun 13, 2014
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I'm back

I just realized that after all these years I'm shooting through an SCT again! Just started an album (jrcrilly) and will start getting stuff posted. John
jrcrilly
Jun 13, 2014
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