XT10 Point Vertical - not Align Dec Mark!

Posted by XTSee on 21st April , 2010

I received an email from Joao in Mexico, who has just purchased an XT10i, and had a question for me about the Intelliscope unit supplied with his new XT10i telescope. He was confused because the Intelliscope altitude encoder board supplied seemed to be too large when he came to install it on the side panel. [...] Read more »

How to clean and restore old binoculars

Posted by XTSee on 26th February , 2009

I’ve just finished writing an article on how I recently renovated my favourite pair of very old 10×50 binos, which had become very stiff and difficult to operate, so that the focusing knobs were much smoother to operate, and so this has now made the binoculars an absolute pleasure to use.
Focusing is now feather-light whereas [...] Read more »

Gave my scope a good Flocking!

Posted by XTSee on 26th September , 2008

Yesterday evening I got home from work and took the dog out for his walk. It was a lovely clear night and the stars were nice and bright, so I was feeling quite excited about the prospect of some decent star gazing (wifey is away tonight). Got back home and immediately took my XT10i telescope [...] Read more »