Will a laser collimator like the Gosky 1.25 Metal Laser Collimator, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M4IVUYG/ref=crt_ewc_title_dp_1?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=AHQ6VCR020F8X, work for a dobsonian even though it says it's for a newtonian?


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A Dob is a Newtonian, so yes it will work. Strictly speaking the Dob bit is the mount, but it's nearly always a newtonian that's mounted.

  • $\begingroup$ I feel really stupid on this one. :( Thank you for the clarification. $\endgroup$ Commented Apr 12, 2017 at 20:48
  • $\begingroup$ Good luck with the collimation. $\endgroup$
    – Dr Chuck
    Commented Apr 13, 2017 at 6:18

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