"The White Zone is for loading or unloading of passengers only. No Astrophotography." Cosmic Acres! Greatest restoration challenge: Tulley and Sons 3" achromat on Altazimuth mount, circa ~late 1820s
Ron NS11GPS Pronto
16" dob Vixen NA140SS
127mm F9 Surplus Shed/Crawmach kit scope
Best of ATM
Michael O. StarGazer Scopes 15" f4.8 Dob, Meade LX200 10" Celestron 8" SCT OTA ARO 150MM Mak 2-5.5" CA Newtonian Reflectors Meade 102MM SCT AstroTelescopes 152MM Explore Scientific 127MM StarGazer Scopes 127MM Orion ED80 2-Backpacker 65MM Lunt 60MM Solar Telescope Coronado PST Double-Stacked Coronado PST CaK 2-Lunt Solar Wedges Ioptron Mini-Tower, Cube Pro, Cube G, Cube A, Celestron NexStar, Meade LXD55 & DS-2000 Astrotrac TT320 and TT320X
-DannyMy warehouseMy Channel
Quote:... and folks even make router bits for that angle.
Quote:I always use a bevel protractor to set the angle of the blade, especailly when making compound angle cuts. Makes all the difference.
Nytecam 51N 0.1W Meade 30cm LX200 astrograph+C8+Ha+CaK PSTs+spectrographs SX M9+Lodestar-C+M CCDs/Canon 1100D DSLR My Meade astrograph-colour deepsky My supernova discovery My dome build/spectroscopes/DSO images/Lodestar colour images & videos
5" F/9 1st-gen "blue" AP StarFire on Dobbins GEM Mount 6" F/15 J.W.Fecker Refractor on - I'm not sure yet 5" Classic Orange C-5 - with lots of old stuff 10" Meade DS-10 - w/LEATHER end caps 12" LightBridge - extensively moded Jason 60mm Discoverer Model 313 Meade ETX-90EC with Autostar Way too many other 60 mm's Fujinon 6x30 FMTR-SX bino 8' Exploradome with Bay 1st Gen Smoothies - All 5
• Celestron Ultima 8, f/10 • Zhumell Z12, f/4.9 • Intes MK-67, f/12 • Celestron C5 Orange Tube, f/10 • WO 80mm Fluorite APO, f/6.9 • Carton 60mm ATM, f/16.7 • a few Plössls, a few Orthos, a few Königs, an Erfle or two, a few SWA, a few UWA, a couple SUWA... • CG-5 ASGT, CG-5, & AT Voyager "It's amazing what you can see if you look... " Yogi Berra
Quote:We cut the strips of cedar on my table saw and glued them to each other while mounted on a cylindrical form per the description in the 50th Anniversary issue of S&T (September, 1992). We let the tube dry for about a year in his garage while researching ideas on how best to finish the tube. Tom found someone to help him apply fiberglass inside and out to make it much stronger and resistant to moisture. After that, I lost track of how the tube was finally put into use. But now everyone knows where and how the tube came into being.
Tom Karpf (tkarpf) Vice President, Astronomical Society of Greater Hartford www.asgh.org
Tim -- Colorado
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"Me? Crazy? Oh, yeah. Crazy like an ox!"
Quote:... it just occurred to me that I know a graphic artist who might be able to help me come up with something![