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8" f/7 primary mirror For Sale

Price - $450.00

Ad Number: 195339

Posted: 15 Jan 2020

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This is a high performance mirror has collector's item value made in 1962 at the Adler Planetarium optical shop by one of its first instructors, Richard Monnier. He was among those who insisted that the shop maintain the most stringent specifications. An example of just how valuable they can be is on exhibit in one of the accompanying photos showing axreflection of the telescope I made for Star Wars creator George Lucas in 1978 when I was shop instructor (see S&T, October, 1979 page 362), a scope now residing at Skywalker Ranch Observatory. Price is negotiable.


  • Condition Pristine
  • Location Illinois

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