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Trevor Emmett

Hi Martina,

I’m firmly of the view that this sort of problem is the ‘elephant in the room’ with regard to SCTs. It’s been a constant issue for the 10 years I’ve owned my CPC1100.

Small specks on the corrector won’t be a big problem and, unless it’s obviously affecting your images I would leave well alone.

Steve Collingwood of SCTelecopes (and Pulsar Observatories) did a good job cleaning and collimating my telescope about 5 years ago. I’m not sure he still offers this service but try

With the recent demise of David Hinds I think Tring Astro might be able to advise.

I would appreciate knowing how you get on. Good luck!!!!