collimate a telescope

How to collimate a telescope

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on collimation, a crucial but often overlooked aspect of astronomy. As astronomers or stargazers, we’ve all experienced the frustration of blurry celestial objects or distorted star fields. The culprit behind this is often a misaligned, or ‘uncollimated,’ telescope. So, what exactly is collimation? In simple terms, collimation refers to the

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