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Old 24-03-2010, 04:24 PM
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Yet another focussing aid?

Seen in an article in Astronomy Technology Today, Vol 4, Issue 2. It referenced this site:-

http://www.goldastro.com/goldfocus/
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Old 24-03-2010, 05:11 PM
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hi Eric,
Just had a look at it. $88 to suit my 6" Refractor. More important things on my list at the moment.
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Old 24-03-2010, 09:07 PM
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LOL, apples and oranges:

"10-20 times more acurate than a Bahtinov mask used visually"

Yeah, because it is a software solution. Fundamentally it is the same as a Bahtinov mask, and there is free software out there for doing the exact same thing without buying one of their masks.
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Old 26-03-2010, 03:02 PM
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Yep. Looks like a money spinner to catch the unwary. Lots of unnecessary bells and whistles.
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