Katie Curtis

The Astronomy-Shoppe now offers the Meade Rescue Kit ($45.98) — a hardware upgrade for the collimation adjustments on Meade's LightBridge Dobsonian telescopes. In addition to tool-free knobs that replace the primary- and secondary-mirror collimation screws, there's a set of strong springs for the primary-mirror cell, which ensure that whether you're turning the adjustment screw in or out, the cell will move accurately and hold position. Kits are available for other telescope brands, such as Orion, Celestron, Synta, and Zhumell. See the company's website for details.

The Astronomy-Shoppe

3 Elm St.
Plaistow, NH 03865

603-382-0836; www.astronomy-shoppe.com

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