|6-point flotation mirror cell installed on mirror board|
(Since this is light mirror, a Baltic birch/aluminium cell works well)
Progress continues on John T's 13.1" telescope with a Coulter mirror. The mirror and secondary has a 96% enhanced coating -- brand new. This is going to make a nice telescope!!
|The mirror cell and mirror board from the rear.|
|Silicone has been applied to the 6-point cell.|
The center rear of the mirror is marked with a "donut".
|Once the mirror cell has been applied to the mirror the|
silicone needs 24-hours to cure. You can see the 3.1" secondary to the lft.