Vaughn :-) Observing from Dunedin, New Zealand. (45ºS) [100mm f/15 Refractor] [200mm f/13 Newtonian - under construction!]
Quote:Congratulations. That is a lot of glass and should be a lot of telescope. Will you be resting it on 3 points? How about edge support? Will it be alt/az mounted?
I am from New Zealand under nice dark southern hemi-sphere skies.Been in and out of astronomy and telescope making for 50 years now. Slogan: The heavens declare the glory of God. Scopes: 6" f6.5 Newt. 14" f5.09 Hubble Optics powered Dob. 25.2" f4.68 Strut Dob.(Home grown primary) Eyepieces. ES82 30mm,24mm,11mm 8.8mm.TV Nagler 20mm type 2.TV Plossl 7.4mm.Some GSO eyepieces and barlows. WO Binoviewers.
-Brian 14" Hubble Optics ATM Newtonian Paracorr II Ethos Eyepieces VE9WTH