10532Re: [tmboptical] Re: Final squareness/lens test. Problem found
- Aug 1, 2003Hey I installed many lenses in such tubes and all have play . If your lens show on axis at high power zero coma, that it is for shure not the lens
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Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 10:11 AM
Subject: [tmboptical] Re: Final squareness/lens test. Problem found
You are wrong. With a 90 degree rotation in thread, there is still
absolutely no play with the lens cell in the tube, and no tilt. I
tried but cannot move the lenscell in any other direction but turning
Rotating the lens by 90 degrees produces exactly the same error star
for star, aberration per aberration.
I am sorry, it *is* the lens or the cell, or - very unlikely -
potentially the top end machining of the tube of course.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Markus Ludes"
> Domique, as I just told you in privat mail, forget the idea you
have had. If you rotate the lens cell, you can do it only if you
unlock it from the thread, than you get play in the threadsa between
cell and tube and you have a working tilt. Do what I told you, make a
laser alignment test to find out if focuser and tube is really square
> best wishes
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: digidodi
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> Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 1:49 AM
> Subject: [tmboptical] Final squareness/lens test. Problem found
> Well, I did one more test. I rotated the lenscell 90 degrees and
> error rotates with it.
> So the error is in the lens itself. Although it is spectacularly
> in the center for Mars, I intended to use the scope for deep-sky
> photography, so I will probably need to swap lenses. Too bad, it
> lambda 1/11.
> A slight problem of quality control in lens cell or mounting of
> What do you suspect Thomas? The lens or the cell. Can I do
> myself or better send it back?
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