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Tutorial: Setup of an off-axis adapter

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Hi,
When you for the first time setup an off-axis adapter it can be confusing, at least it was for me. I have written down a tutorial that maybe can be of some help:

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/tutorials/tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter/01-tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter.html

I will edit and do some complement in the text later.

A question to all you that already have an off-axis adapter, what make and model do you have ? Are you satisfaid with it ?

/Lars

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Hi,

Sorry, I updated the tutorial today, but didn't add new pages, added it on the pages that was already there.

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/tutorials/tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter/01-tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter.html

I don't use the off-axis adapter anymore that you see in the examples. I need a new bigger off-axis adapter.

 

Maybe I built that in the future, it could be built around this:

https://www.teleskop-express.de/shop/product_info.php/info/p6544_TS-Optics-Off-Axis-Guider-with-ZEISS-M68x1-connection---short-design.html

But all the adapters needed to it will cost some money, so I wait. Until then I have to going back to a separate guide telescope. You can see it on these pages:

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/projects/project-three-inch-flattener/project-three-inch-flattener.html

 

Do you have plans to implement an off-axis adapter ?

 

/Lars

 

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11 hours ago, Astrofriend said:

Hi,

Sorry, I updated the tutorial today, but didn't add new pages, added it on the pages that was already there.

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/tutorials/tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter/01-tutorial-setup-off-axis-adapter.html

I don't use the off-axis adapter anymore that you see in the examples. I need a new bigger adapter.

 

Maybe I built that in the future, it could be built around this:

https://www.teleskop-express.de/shop/product_info.php/info/p6544_TS-Optics-Off-Axis-Guider-with-ZEISS-M68x1-connection---short-design.html

But all the adapters needed to it will cost some money, so I wait. Until then I have to going back to a separate guide telescope. You can see it on these pages:

http://www.astrofriend.eu/astronomy/projects/project-three-inch-flattener/project-three-inch-flattener.html

 

Do you have plans to implement an off-axis adapter ?

 

/Lars

 

Yes this is part of my plan for a futur setup :)

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