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#1 Night&Day

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Posted 15 January 2020 - 07:41 AM

Everyone is always posting their monster dobs. (Don't get me wrong I love me some monster dob) but those of us who don't have the money, or room, or just love some small dob/Newtonian need a place to show off too.

Show of your reflector 5in aperture and under. And it's accessories/mods/upgrades too.


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#2 Jon Isaacs

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Posted 15 January 2020 - 07:48 AM

Here's one.. It's a 76mm F/3.7..  Originally it was meant to be a finder.
 
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Here's another, a Celestron C-4.5, made in Japan, sourced through Vixen.

 

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#3 Garyth64

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Posted 15 January 2020 - 08:51 AM

Here's my 4ΒΌ" f/13 I made a few years ago.  It's sitting on an old Edmund mount.

 

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That shot is at one of our outreach events.

 

The 6" x 60" aluminum tube is from Hastings.  I buffed it up to make it shine.

I made the tube rings, sliding CW, mirror cell, and secondary spider.

 

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It was an excellent performer.  I sold it last year.

 

 


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#4 Asbytec

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Posted 15 January 2020 - 08:35 PM

Here's one.. It's a 76mm F/3.7.. Originally it was meant to be a finder.

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That may be the coolest Newt I've seen. :lol:
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