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m39 and m31: taming the 72ed


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Hi everyone

Slowly adapting to using a refractor, but what a struggle.

Almost there. I think.  Sorted out the 3 axis balance. The telescope now stays put no matter where you point it.

WIP: the ff distance. the tsflat2 needs 128mm, shoulder to sensor. Allowing for a uvir filter we made it about 130mm, but forgot to put the filter DUH!   

Maybe with the filter in place, the stars will finally succumb...

Anyway, hoping this may save someone the hours needed to work it all out...

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But OMG, it's slow! This is 90 minutes and over 4 hours respectively.

Thanks for looking and any 72ed owners, do chirp up:)

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