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reaching focus

Started by Midnight Sun, 07/30/2011 01:16PM
Posted 07/30/2011 01:16PM Opening Post
trying to come into focus using my new Coronado Solar Max 60.. installed my WO bino vue and just one large red fuzzy ball. tried attaching the included 1.6 nose piece with the same results.. any suggestions? John Meiners

Posted 07/30/2011 04:14PM #1
Barlow.

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Posted 08/10/2011 07:33AM #2
smile Hi, I'm De Lorme, Try looking straight threw; If you can.
I do this with the moon and the view is 20% better if not more.
Go to Good Will or Salvation Army and get a Office Chair that
has hieght ajuster. I have two of these. One for when I really need to sit and one where I almost have to stand.

De Lorme
Posted 07/17/2012 01:54PM #3
david goldman said:

My suggestion would be to cut the tube down.

Not what I would suggest for this telescope (!).

Options? Several makers have auxiliary lenses to bring binoviewers to focus with refractors and reflectors. Check with Denkmeier. A barlow will do it, but you may not want the extra power...

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