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    IN 226 Rev . I 08/11 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Orion SkyQuest ™ XTi IntelliScope Dobsonian T elescopes #2[...]

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    2 Figure 1. The SkyQuest XT8 IntelliScope Secondar y mirror holder with 4-vane spider (not visible) [...]

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    3 Congratulations on y our purchase of an Orion SkyQuest XTi IntelliScope Dobsonian . It is a high-p[...]

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    4 3 Plastic f eet 3 F eet attachment wood screws (length 1") 5 Encoder board mounting wood scre[...]

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    5 Ne xt, assemble the rear end ring to the mirror cell. Find a clean, flat surf ace, and tur n the m[...]

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    Assembly of the Dobsonian Base Ref er to Figure 2 dur ing base assembly . The base need only be asse[...]

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    7 6. Place a fender w asher (H) onto the azimuth axis screw (I). Then push the screw up through the [...]

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    8 Ne xt, you’ll need to install the altitude encoder board assem- bly . T o do so , please refer t[...]

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    9 T o install the XT system, follo w these steps while referring to Figures 10 and 11: 1. Select one[...]

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    10 The CorrecT ension system is now installed. If y ou wish to remov e the optical tube from the bas[...]

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    dust cap on the front of the telescope tube should alwa ys remain in place when the telescope is not[...]

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    12 Focusing the T elescope With the 25mm Sirius Plössl ey epiece in the focuser and secured with th[...]

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    13 of f ocus, you will need to ref ocus the finder scope for y our vision. Loosen the lock ring loca[...]

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    14 retaining and tensioning knobs of the CorrecT ension(XT) sys- tem holding the optical tube captiv[...]

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    15 When putting the IntelliScope into a vehicle , common sense pre vails. It is especially impor tan[...]

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    Preparing the T elescope for Collimation Once you get the hang of collimation, y ou will be able to [...]

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    17 of the secondar y mirror (with the “dot” of the collimation cap) is off-center . The tilt of [...]

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    18 B. Seeing and T ransparency Atmospheric conditions play a huge part in quality of view - ing. Lig[...]

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    19 if you wish. This is especially recommended for small and bright objects like planets and double [...]

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    20 tive to color in f aint light. Still, there is something v er y special about seeing an astronomi[...]

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    21 7. Car e and Maintenance If you giv e your telescope reasonable care, it will last a lif e - time[...]

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    22 8. Specifications SkyQuest XT6i IntelliScope Primar y mirror : 150mm diameter , parabolic, center[...]

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    23 SkyQuest XT10i IntelliScope Primar y mirror : 254mm diameter , parabolic, center marked Primar y [...]

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    24 One-Y ear Limited W arranty This Orion SkyQuest IntelliScope Dobsonian Reflecting T elescope is w[...]