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 »

Primary Mirror Collimation / Barlowed Laser Method

Posted by XTSee on 9th November , 2008

I’ve just finished a new article on the main web site in the Collimation section describing How to collimate the Primary Mirror using the Barlowed Laser Technique. Of course this requires a Barlow Lens and a Laser Collimator for this method to be used, but the page also provides links to some excellent resources detailing [...] 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 »