By collimating your reflector you are fine tuning your viewing experience. The process of collimation involves lining up all the mirrors of your telescope so that the reflected light is directed directly up the focus tube to your eye
The pale blue dot – I love this quote from Carl Sagan – something that would do us all good to keep in mindJuly 16, 2014 | View Scope
â€œLook again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our … Continue reading
11 October 2013
This morning was the first time in a long time that I had a chance to take the telescope out and get some real good stargazing done.
Although I had work this morning, I got an early … Continue reading
The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light years from Earth. This Galaxy is a member of our own local group of Galaxies which include the The Milky Way, Andromeda and about 30 other smaller galaxies. On … Continue reading