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    Re: Question for Astra users
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2012 May 20, 23:58 -0700

    > I'm guessing that it's probably reflecting off
    > the top of the index shade assembly
    
    Or maybe it's actually the bottom of the shade assembly, just took another
    look through it and touched a finger to what I was seeing in the 'scope.
    
    --
    GregR
    
    
    
    On 5/20/2012 11:38:42 PM, GregR (gregr_ingest---.com) wrote:
    > Occasionally when pulling down a sun shot,
    > I'll get an unfiltered "blast" of
    > it through the 'scope while moving the
    > index arm through a lower angle
    > towards the actual angle above the horizon (seems to happen more often
    > with
    > higher-altitude shots like we get in the summer, maybe because
    > there's more
    > arc to travel through to get to the final angle).
    >
    > Based on the optical path, I'm
    > guessing that
    > it's probably reflecting off
    > the top of the index shade assembly but I haven't
    > been able to confirm that
    > yet.
    >
    > Has anyone else noticed this, and if so
    > what's the fix (if any) for it?
    > Dulling the shiny black finish on the shade assemblies seems like a
    > drastic
    > measure (if that's
    > actually the source of it), though maybe some matte-black
    > tape would work?
    >
    > --
    > Thanks,
    > GregR
    
    
    
    
    

       
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