Sunday, September 8, 2013

A Completed 13.1" F4.5 Telescope . . .

John T's 13.1" F4.5 telescope -- profile.

Completed today a 13.1" F4.5 telescope for John T. in Jackson Michigan.  Includes a  Coulter mirror and secondary. The optics sport a 96% enhanced coating, 3-vane curved-vane spider, Moonlite 2-speed 2" focuser and Sky Commander. Note the Easy Transport Telescope option (ETT). The "dual clamps are for a Telrad.  A focuser baffle fits directly across the top ring from the eyepiece.

The Rear shows the "Hybrid" Baltic Birch/
aluminum 6-point flotation mirror cell.

The detail of the rocker box and "corner eyepiece holders"
one 2" and one 1.25". Note the Easy Transport Telescope Option. (ETT)

A Destiny 3-vane curved-vane spider and Moonlite focuser.
The Sky Commander DSC sits on a custom made "stalk".

Another view of the upper ring, this time showing
the sliding 1.25# counterweight.

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