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Quote: Another is a gravity-powered flip-up cover with an extended finger that will close the cover when put into the park position.
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Quote:Quote: Another is a gravity-powered flip-up cover with an extended finger that will close the cover when put into the park position.
This sounds interesting - know who manufactures it? Thanks, Ron
Quote:I'm getting close to having full remote access to my observatory and want to know how others deal with protecting the lens/mirror from dust and dirt when the observatory is closed?
Quote:neat idea... substitute diffuse EL panel for cloth disc?
Quote:Hey Chris, that would work! I was experimenting with my mount (EQ-G and EQMod) and found that I can get it to park with the OTA below the horizon, but your design is a good idea. I'll let you know if I put it together.Thanks for your efforts.Larry(But why did I put up an Observatory in Minnesota? This weather has been hideous!)