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Wishlist - KStars Feature - Collimation Tool

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A feature that would be nice to have would be a collimation tool that can show adjustable concentric circles and adjust focus in/out to aid with collimating reflecting telescopes. It could have two modes, collimation and star test.

The collimation mode could work something similar to what is provided here:
but using the hardware we all already own.

The star test mode could focus back and forth between inside focus and outside focus, showing the same star side by side at each focus point. First you would go to your "good" focus position, then focus in by a configurable number of steps, take a subframe of the star, focus out the same number of steps past "good" focus and take another subframe. Then show them side by side to compare.
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory
Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club

CEM120
TMB 100/800
AT72EDII w/Homemade Moonlite Compatible Arduino Focuser
AT8RC w/Moonlite CSL 2.5" w/Moonlite Stepper v3
ZWO ASI2600MC-Pro
ZWO ASI2600MM-Pro
ZWO ASI174MM-Mini
ZWO OAG
ZWO EFW
AT2FF
CCDT67
The following user(s) said Thank You: Jim, Scott Denning
1 month 3 weeks ago #73945

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