Completed today is a 17.5" F4.5 for Clay C. in Horseshow Bend, Idaho. The primary is a mirror refigured by "Swayze" with matching secondary. A Sky Commander system is installed, and the telescope uses an "Observatory Grade" Destiny curved-vane spider.
|Detail of the Destiny Spider and Focuser.|
The "focuser baffle" is not in place.
|Sky Commander Digital Setting Circle and DSC Stalk.|
|The Primary Mirror has been "center marked" with a "donut"|
to aid during collimation.
|The "top end" of the telescope with focuser baffle installed.|
|The Primary is mounted on a 6-point|
Flotation Mirror Cell Optimized with Plop.
Here, the optional dew shield has been removed.