The Astroscan was a wide-field 4⅛” clear-inch (mm) diameter reflecting telescope, originally Edmund Wide-Field Telescope manual, published September , Edmund Scientific Company, Barrington NJ, CLOUDY NIGHTS FORUM. • Main Street, Tonawanda, NY # Astroscan ® Millennium Tabletop Telescope. Astroscan ® Millennium User’s Guide. Our new Astroscan® Millennium telescope is the best overall telescope for any The fully illustrated user’s manual is written especially with you, the beginner.

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The Spirit of the Astroscan is not gone forever, either, Astronomer Norm Sperling, who actually worked on the original Astroscan design ran a Kickstarter Program to develop an Astroscan inspired telescope.

Two popular targets are the Double-Double in the constellation Lyra and the two-color double star Albireo in Cygnus. Took it everywhere that hanging strap was handy.

Why was it so different than other telescopes? The optics would be changed to asgroscan modern and less costly counterparts.

The atsroscan of 1. A group of us drove out into the middle of the valley to get out from under the trees, set the Astroscan on astrodcan hood of the truck, and spent a couple of hours just cruising the skies.

Once you ve centered the desired object using your lowest-power eyepiece, go ahead and make the switch to a higher magnification. You will need to continuously update your telescope s position throughout a viewing session, which is where your telescope s fine altitude and azimuth adjustments become useful. Enter your email mwnual to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Don t expect to see color, however, as human eyes are not sensitive enough to distinguish color from faint light.

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MARS Mars makes a close approach to our planet once every two years, which is the best time to observe it. Plus, we re backing it with a limited 2-year warranty see back page for details.

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Celestron warrants your product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for two years. All returns must be accompanied by a written statement setting forth the name, address, and daytime telephone number of the owner, together with a brief description of any claimed defects.

Production and sales of the telescope ceased in when aastroscan mold for the plastic body broke. The exact numbers are unclear but in its lifetime it is assumed to have sold around 90, units, making for around units per year, which is good numbers for a company that does not exclusivelty sell telescopes. Happily, the filtered scope yielded nice, even light all over the surface of the sun, no matter where it roamed in the field of the view. Do not wipe any of the optical surfaces.

April 2, at September 2, at 1: The important thing about it is the complete freedom of movement it gives – including the freedom to turn the telescope around its long axis, to point the eyepiece in whatever direction suits you while keeping the ‘scope’s aim the same.

Excessive storage temperatures can damage your telescope. 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.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Slide the chrome end of the eyepiece into the amnual holder. Production began in that nation after many, many, many long meetings and trips by the senior brass from Edmund.

This is commonly referred to as the sidereal rate.

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The back and forth actually reminds me more than a little bit of of the old Mac vs. I like it even more now. The motion translates to a rate of approximately. In any case, production costs in Japan rose steadily over the years to the point where, when combined with the overseas shipping costs, it was no asrtoscan economical to produce the Astroscan in Japan. In the Edmund Scientific website, now called Scientifics Direct, began offering a more common format altitude-azimuth mounted 4.

You can adjust the tension so that the telescope holds its position but still easily moves by hand. Yes, they did go out of collimation despite the claims, and it was very hard to get them back. Immediately take in breath-taking views of the Moon and marvel at the majesty of the planets.

Why was it so loathed and loved? Do not remove optical elements from the telescope as doing so manyal affect the alignment of optical components when reassembled.