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Old 10-05-2021, 10:18 PM
MarkInSpace (Mark)
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DIY barlowed laser collimator

I’ve been reading about barlowed laser collimators and decided to DIY one.
I cut the center out of a cardboard circle and pushed that into the bottom of a 2” GSO 2X barlow and inserted my cheap SVBony collimator into the top… I think it worked…
After adjusting the primary mirror, the reflected circle stays in the centre of the reflected image (on the cardboard) even when I wiggle the laser.
Woo hoo… I guess??
Any thoughts?
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Last edited by MarkInSpace; 10-05-2021 at 10:23 PM. Reason: added pictures
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