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TELESCOPE PROJECTSIN PROGRESS
My Laser Collimator(used
to align telescope optics)
Photographs taken through my home-made 8" Dobsonian telescope(see
below) with a digital camera.
Moon picture 1 (large)
Moon picture 2 (large)
Dobsonian Telescope that I made from: Sonotube concrete form, plywood,toilet
flanges, bb gun sight, home-made focuser, commercial mirrors,and
a Martin Briley album used as a bearing surface.
The guts of my 8" Dobsonian telescope.
The leaves on the trees in the park across the street. Photo takenwith
a digital camera and my 8" Dobsonian telescope.
My son and me using the telescope.
NEW Mirrorgrinding machine NEW
Candle holder purchased from "Bed, Bath, and Beyond" whichI plan to
grind into a mirror.
Home-spun pieces for the new scope I am making:
Left: drawtube and bearings from the focuser
Right: diagonal holder
Me holding the 18" glass that I am grinding to make my new telescopemirror.
My son is holding the upper cage for the new telescope.
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