Monday, October 23, 2023

A 16" Truss Kit for Daniel...

For a truss telescope, the 16" 9-point non-flotation mirror
cell is complete and installed.

Daniel lives in Reston, Virginia.


Saturday, October 21, 2023

Randall's 13.1" F4.5 Kit Completed...


Great assembly of our 13.1" kit. This one included optics, focuser
and all the other components and hardware to complete this 
beautiful telescope. Randall lives in Visalia, CA.

Friday, October 20, 2023

Monday, October 16, 2023

Sun Funnel Part 2...

Not the greatest screen, a piece of 20# bond paper
but there are a good number of sunspots visible.

Yeah!! It works pretty darn good!!


Sunday, October 15, 2023

A Sun Funnel Anyone???

A home-made sun projection using a "funnel" -- it works!!

Large 17.5"x5" funnel and tools.

I couldn't resist -- I had to make one.  This one installed
in my Mead3 2048 4" SCT telescope. Yet untested.

You want to build one? Click HERE..


Glenn'ps 12" Kit -- Completed....


Good morning Dennis. I completed my kit yesterday. I want to
thank you for helping make this a very enjoyable project.
 Your skill and craftsmanship are beyond awesome.
I did a quick test last night and official first light will be tonight
weather permitting. Best regards, Glenn

Glenn lives in Leeds, Alabama