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Another Moonraker scope ready for dispatch to the USA

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#1 markdturner1

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:31 AM

Just finished and being crated this weekend along with a DeltaPod and all accessories. Pics of the final set up next week. Up Date...Health usual {poor} Wine consumption {increased} Size of pizza for comfort food XXL.....grin.gif lol.gif grin.gif ...................

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#2 markdturner1

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:33 AM

few more pics...Its a 102mm f7 triplet.

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:34 AM

Another masterpiece, Mark. We'll be able to install ours in the new obs shortly after Aug 1st. Haven't even been able to take it out of the crate yet.



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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:36 AM

With three point adjustable 50mm finder so it can be used with diagonal, straight through or for guiding.....

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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:40 AM

Absolutely stunning! Really magnificent work. Wish I could afford one :)



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Posted 26 June 2019 - 10:59 AM

My first thought: why did he post a photo of a saxophone? lol.gif


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Posted 26 June 2019 - 11:02 AM

Thats gorgeous!  A bit steam punk and all the cooler! Very good work!



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Posted 26 June 2019 - 11:19 AM

My first thought: why did he post a photo of a saxophone? lol.gif

It is, it's the first telescopic sax for observing & playing the music of the spheres......


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Posted 27 June 2019 - 12:04 AM

I've been reading a biography of Alexander von Humboldt who believed that there is a convergence between science and poetry. I see the same convergence in your work Mark. Humboldt was also fond of a good instrument maker.



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Posted 27 June 2019 - 02:20 AM

Superb work again Mark! Get well soon and post some more pictures :waytogo:
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