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Posts Made By: Shawn Beauparlant

July 29, 2009 05:00 PM Forum: Takahashi

New Tak. I'm hooked

Posted By Shawn Beauparlant

Now hopefully the closet doors stay put. :S

July 29, 2009 05:03 PM Forum: Takahashi

New Tak. I'm hooked

Posted By Shawn Beauparlant

No decent first light yet. Looking forward to not collimating!

February 3, 2010 07:12 PM Forum: Deep Sky Observing

How to determine North in an eyepiece?

Posted By Shawn Beauparlant

In a refractor or SCT, North is clockwise from West.
In a reflector, counter clockwise.

March 8, 2010 02:55 PM Forum: After Dark

Televue 8MM Ethos And Paracorr setup

Posted By Shawn Beauparlant

I've also noticed the 8 requires more back focus. Have you tried it in 1 1/4" mode? Or you can back off the collimation screws.