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  1. Hi all just a quicky to let you all know that my website is back up which contains the famous/infamous collimation guide and other useful resources. Took eye off the ball for a while and our host has messed us about so now with new providers. Polar Aligning the SkyWatcher HEQ5/Orion Sirius Mount A comprehensive tutorial on setting up the polar scope / finder for the popular HEQ5 mount. Invaluable as a guide to this topic which can be very confusing. The set-up process can also be used with the EQ6 mount and Orion equivalents.Using an EQ Mount - Simple Polar Alignment for BeginnersYou just bought your new telescope with an equatorial mount. Polar alignment seems awkward. This quick and easy guide will get you Polar aligned and enjoying the benefits of an equatorial mount quickly.Collimation Guide for Newtonian Reflector TelescopesA simple to follow guide on collimation for Newtonian telescopes. Illustrated with dozens of pictures. A simlpe step by step guide.Rebuilding the SkyWatcher HEQ5/Orion Sirius MountA comprehensive guide to stripping down, cleaning and rebuilding the popular Synta/SkyWatcher HEQ5 equatorial mount. Rebuilding the SkyWatcher EQ6/Orion Atlas MountA comprehensive guide to stripping down, cleaning and rebuilding the popular Synta/SkyWatcher EQ6 equatorial mount. Tuning up the Skywatcher/Orion Basic 1.25" FocuserA simple step by step guide to improving the focuser on the popular Skywatcher 130 and SkyHawk telescopes. Cleaning and Center Spotting Telescope MirrorsA simple step by step guide to cleaning and center spotting Newtonian reflecting telescope errors. Many Thanks and Clear Skies Mel
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