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by haejae
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

Yea and btw any good objects for me to look through my scope/10x50 binos today? Prefably before 11pm and DSOs
by haejae
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

i used a 50x magnification without barlow. It looks like a blurry blob of light through the eyepiece.
by haejae
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:24 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

Haejae, if possible please try posting some pics of the stain for us to see..will be hard to advise without jumping to wrong conclusions. Also today's (2/11) weather looks good, skies seem very blue for now. You can try doing a star test on a bright star to check collimation of your scope. Regards ...
by haejae
Mon Nov 02, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

Haejae, can you tell us more about the issues? 1. What do you mean by cannot focus? I thought previously you did look at a star? Did you try pointing the telescope to a far away building? Is this related to your suspicion that the telescope is out of collimation? 2. What kind of stain? Fingerprints...
by haejae
Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

Besides, when I view a star, it seems as if it is impossible to focus. What is the problem here?

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by haejae
Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:31 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

And one last thing
The circumference of my primary mirror seems to be stained. I noticed this one week after purchase. Should I send it back to astro scientifics ?

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by haejae
Sun Nov 01, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Polar Alignment
Replies: 3
Views: 4976

Polar Alignment

Just wondering is it possible to polar align a scope in Singapore?
Have heard a little about drift alignment but my scope doesnt allow the declination to be below 20 degrees
by haejae
Sat Oct 31, 2015 8:14 pm
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Andromeda Galaxy
Replies: 11
Views: 10736

Re: Andromeda Galaxy

BTW for a 127/1000 scope what is the best eye piece to observe large DSOs such as m31, dumbbell nebula,m42 ?

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by haejae
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:18 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Andromeda Galaxy
Replies: 11
Views: 10736

Re: Andromeda Galaxy

Okay thank you junwei
by haejae
Fri Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am
Forum: Beginners Forums
Topic: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian
Replies: 29
Views: 23722

Re: Collimating the Celestron 127EQ Newtonian

there isn't one on the primary mirror tho...