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    Re: Lunar Scopes
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Feb 13, 21:48 -0500

    There are no alignment adjustment screws in the mounts of all prism
    scopes of which I am aware.  If it's out, there's nothing you can do to
    bring it back.  I bought one about a year ago that was out.  There are
    alignment screws in the Cho-T, err SNO-T.
    On Feb 13, 2005, at 9:38 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
    > " With that said, if you do buy another telescope for your
    > sextant for lunars or other high-precision work, it is an excellent
    > idea, in my experience, too check that the telescope is properly
    > aligned when mounted on your sextant.  One advantage of the inverting
    > Russian (Cho-T) scopes is that they can be aligned; most prism
    > telescopes cannot be aligned."
    > Why not? Is it something about the mounting? I'm not sure this is an
    > issue.
    > By the way, a lower-case Cyrillic H is still an H. So it's SNO-T or
    > better yet SNO-T, but surely not Cho-T.
    > -FER
    > 42.0N 87.7W, or 41.4N 72.1W.
    > www.HistoricalAtlas.com/lunars

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