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Celestron Collimation Eyepiece for 1.25" Focusers

Celestron 1.25" Cheshire Collimation Eyepiece - 94182

SKU: CEL-94182
  • Optimally suited for precisely collimating Newtonian reflector telescopes, this Celestron 1.25" Cheshire Collimation Eyepiece is capable of aligning Schmidt-Cassegrains as well.
  • Fits 1.25" focusers and diagonals.
  • A small opening on one end and tiny cross hairs on the opposite end facilitate easy alignment.
  • Offers accuracy superior to simple collimation tools.
$39.95 $32.95

Astro Systems 1.25" Autocollimator Eyepiece - AUTOCOL

SKU: AST-AUTOCOL
  • This AstroSystems 1.25" Autocollimator fine tunes optical alignment following the use of the LightPipe/SightTube or laser collimator.
  • Uses a flat mirror to provide the optical system with a second reflection.
  • Doubles the accuracy of a Cheshire, LightPipe, or laser collimator.
  • Comes with a 14-page instruction booklet.
$56.00

Astro Systems Lite Pipe / Site Tube Combo - 1.25" - LPST

SKU: AST-LPST
  • This AstroSystems collimator combines LightPipe and SiteTube collimators into one simple, low-cost device.
  • LightPipe accurately aligns Newtonian reflector telescope optics, while the SightTube accurately aligns the focuser with the secondary mirror.
  • Construction consists of precision-designed anodized aluminum, acrylic insert, and stainless steel crosshair wires.
  • Comes with a 14-page instruction booklet.
$56.00

Farpoint 1.25" Collimating Cheshire Eyepiece - Blue - FP260

SKU: FAR-FP260
  • Virtually indestructible, this blue Farpoint Cheshire Collimation Eyepiece is a precision-machined alignment tool for 1.25" apertures.
  • Requires no batteries and comes with a mirror spotting template and triangle center spots to make center spotting a primary mirror an easier process.
  • The Cheshire collimating eyepiece peephole is inserted to replace the telescope focuser eyepiece.
  • Cheshire eyepieces do not have any lenses or other polished optical surfaces.
$33.00

Farpoint 2" Collimating Cheshire Eyepiece - Red - FP261

SKU: FAR-FP261
  • Virtually indestructible, this red Farpoint Cheshire Collimation Eyepiece is a precision-machined alignment tool for 2" apertures.
  • Requires no batteries and comes with a mirror spotting template and triangle center spots to make center spotting a primary mirror an easier process.
  • The Cheshire collimating eyepiece peephole is inserted to replace the telescope focuser eyepiece.
  • Cheshire eyepieces do not have any lenses or other polished optical surfaces.
$44.00
Orion Telescope Collimation Eyepiece

Orion Telescope Collimating Eyepiece - 4411

SKU: ORI-4411
  • For guaranteed precisely aligned reflector telescope optics, use this convenient Orion Telescope Collimating Eyepiece.
  • Combines a 1.25” Cheshire eyepiece with a sight tube measuring 5” in length.
  • Essential for aligning the internal optics of Newtonian reflectors, Dobsonians, and Schmidt-Cassegrain telescopes.
  • Includes a top peephole and bottom crosshairs with foldable eyeguard for removing glare during use.
  • Works with 1.25” telescope focusers as well as 2” focusers using a separately available 1.25” step-down adapter.
$39.99
Takahashi Collimating Scope

Takahashi Collimating Telescope - TKA00443

SKU: TAK-TKA00443
  • Made to enable simple collimation of Ritchey-Chretien, Mewlon, CN-212, Dall-Kirkham, and classical Cassegrain, as well as 1000 mm or larger focal length refractor telescopes.
  • This Takahashi Collimating Scope's front objective is equipped with a highly polished mirror fixed at a 45 degree angle from the light path of the telescope.
  • The mirror contains a sight hole located at the center for the collimating scope to look through.
  • Provides highly accurate collimation by combining 6x magnification with an extremely precise collimating scope consistently centered in the light path.
  • Requires the Takahashi S Coupling for use with Takahashi refractor telescopes.
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$284.00

Collimating your reflector or Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope is simple and hassle-free with these collimation tools from High Point Scientific! Optics out of alignment, or collimation, yield images with noticeable imperfections. For example, stars will not come to a pinpoint focus and planets will look slightly hazy. The best way to prevent this from happening is to collimate your scope. Our experts have found you the best tools in the industry to make collimation a breeze.


Collimation is often the most frustrating aspect for beginners, but it doesn’t have to be. Enjoy an artificial star or lite pipe to make sure your scope gets the precise collimation it needs. With a wide selection of Cheshires, laser collimators, autocollimators, collimation knobs, we offer you the tools to make your collimation experience as easy as possible. In fact, we offer collimation tools from the most trusted brands in the industry, including Celestron, Orion, FarPoint, Bob’s Knobs, HoTech, Baader, as well as many others.


Once you get used to it, collimation is as quick as a minute or two. Be sure to check your optics periodically to make sure they are properly aligned. In fact, it may be best to check your optics before each viewing. Check out our collimation kits so you can what collimation method works best for you. Not sure where to start? The experts at High Point Scientific are ready to help you get the most out of your scope!

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