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Celestron colmination hi. i just purchased a celestron 76mm skywatcher and in the manual it says colmination may be required. when i look through the lens holder the image is not exactly the same as the picture in the manual. their is more black at the top of the circle than at the bottom. i tried turning the screws and i didnt notice any change. how far in can i tun th screws in without breaking something? cheers Steve

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There should be 2 sets of adjustments to be done. The first is to sight from the eyepiece holder, and see if the diagonal has the back mirror centered - don't be concerned about the off-center of the main mirror. Once the diagonal is centered, then use the adjuster screws to bring the main mirror into line. Adjust first one way then the next (in or out). When done, your eye should be centered in both mirrors. Then align the finder, and away you go.

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what scope do you have as your picture suggests you have a dobsonian 10 inch. get back to me with your real scope and i will be able to help you

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