Advanced Newtonian Collimation Idea

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Re: Advanced Newtonian Collimation Idea

Postby MattW » Mon May 11, 2015 4:40 am

Hi Dion.

Love the video, and what a great idea!

Just a few questions. I've carried out the mod of the Lifecam Cinema as best I can, given the instructions I have read are for modding the camera to be an astro cam, not a video cam with the lens retained etc

My first question is this: how can I be certain, when I put the camera back in the casing and restore it to as best its original state as I can, that the lens and chip alignment is square within the camera and therefore square in the adaptor looking down the eyepiece tube at the secondary mirror?

Also, how do you make the video zoom in and out like that in the video when you are lining up the centre of mire de collimation with the crosshairs in SharpCap?

I also notice that when you zoom in, the graphics seems to 'lay down' or tilt a little, to make lining up more simple. How do you do that, too?

Many thanks, andd keep up the great work on the site?

Matt

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