Saturday, December 30, 2017

Telescope Rebuild Complete

Crummy pictures, but it works, produces adequate images (even with the chipped diagonal).  Collimate is much quicker  and more precise than the Paleolithic cell and Diagonal Holder I had before.  The next step is figuring out how to mount it for photography.   There is a 1/4-20 threaded hole in the bottom of the tube,  but I am reluctant to trust a hole threaded in PVC that much.   There are 4.5" mounting rings available (I think)  that will screw to a tripod more securely.

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