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I recently acquired a Celestron Travel Scope 70a little 70mm 2. Remove the thumb nuts shown in Figure 1 from the top of the optical tube assembly, just above the focuser. Your Dobsonian is well equipped to gather the light necessary to view these objects, but you will need to find a viewing site well away from light pollution and give your eyes plenty of time to fully dark-adapt.

But the Astroscan is more maintenance-free in that it has no provision for user maintenance—whether this is a bug or a feature is up to you ; solidly built to the point astrosfan near invulnerability; and has a distinctive charm all its own.

London and I watched the eclipse from the back porch, and Vicki came out a few times to look, too. This was in an age where retail department store telescopes were sick with ludicrious claims of unattainable magnification x!!!! In The Beginning In the Edmund Scientific company started developing a telescope that would be its flagship model.

I had already aligned the sight tube with the telescope, so all I had to do was rotate the sun shield a bit to make sure the second, smaller hole lined up with the sight tube.


Astroscan “In The Field”.

You can adjust the tension so that the telescope holds its position but still easily moves by hand. Start Free Trial or Sign In to see what it’s worth.

Astroscan – Wikipedia

If focusing during the day, find an easily recognizable object like a sign or streetlight. You can, however, enjoy the different colors of their glow and locate many beautiful double- and multiplestars. Despite the fact that it’s been around for about several decades, astdoscan remains an excellent all-round basic telescope.

Vancouver Model NameModel No. No matter which eyepiece you intend to use, always start by using the lowest-power longest focal length eyepiece to locate and center the object. It was immensely heavy compared to a traditional astroscan and had just a piece of colored tape to cover the seam between to the tube and the ball. Other features of the Astroscan would be introduced later, mostly as accessories: Lower magnification means a wider field of view, making it easier to find an object.

The measurement of 1. We had a steady stream of visitors downtown until a little after 6: Avoid street lights, yard lighting, rooftops, and chimneys, and never observe through an open window indoors. In preparation for the transit of Venus tomorrow, I did a little hacking and tinkering late this afternoon.

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Sure enough, as Venus started to pull away from the limb of the sun there was a persistent dark blob or zone that seemed to connect the planet to the black space beyond, like surface tension keeping a drop of water from falling off the faucet.

With higher magnification eyepieces, you will be able to see cloud bands wrapped around the planet and the famous Great Red Spot.

All you have to do is install the red dot finderscope and the eyepiece tray and you re ready to observe. It essentially a red version of the Orion Starblast Mini-Dob.


What happened to it? Turn the 3 primary mirror adjustment screws until the reflection of the secondary mirror is centered in the view.

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Reinstall the thumb nuts. Dress in layers, lots of layers for most locations.

Rather than using a more traditional equatorial or altazimuth mount the Astroscan features a spherical housing around the primary reflector which sits in a cast aluminum cradle. Then I could point the scope roughly wstroscan the sun and pan around until a perfectly round beam of sunlight projected on my hand emerged from the sight tube. The motion translates to a rate astrodcan approximately. No surface detail can be seen on Venus as it is surrounded by dense cloud cover.

You can reference the center mark on the primary mirror shown in the figure. Later models, astroxcan shown in the above picture, had a red-dot finder added for aiming. Every time bright light comes into your eye, the dark-adapting process will start over.

Primary Mirror Design Parabolic. That always put the sun in the field of view of a 25mm Plossl 16x, 3 degree true field of view.

My one beef with the sun funnel is that it can be hard to get really good photos because of the inherent granularity of the screen material.

And the scope has been in production since about the time I was born, so there are a lot of used ones out there.