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Baader Laser Collimator
The Baader Laser Collimator has a precision-etched reticule featuring hundreds of tiny cross-hairs which light up brightly when the reflected laser beam touches them. Easily visible from any viewing angle. Even if the optics are off to a large degree, the reflected beam can be traced right through to the reticule and the telescope optics adjusted until the beam falls back on itself.
Note 1: Prior to using a laser you will need to first check/set a Newtonian telescope's secondary mirror using a sight-tube. Fortunately once set it rarely needs further adjustment.
Note 2: For any laser collimator to be effective it needs to be fitted to a well-made focuser. The regular rack-and-pinion style focuser fitted to many beginner/intermediate telescopes lacks precision and rigidity. If in doubt please contact us for advice.
This is the best Budget Laser Collimator I have used. It's not going to break the bank. Most important of all, the collimator fires a single tight round laser dot. I have found it very good when collimating my F5 Newtonians.
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