Thursday, April 16, 2009

All arrived safely!

Well, I just received the 8" primary mirror, the 1.83 secondary and the focuser. All in one day. How often does that happen?

I am anxious to get started to I will just post pictures of the items.

Next I will post some plans I have for the telescope..

8" primary mirror f4 focal length of 29.39"(700mm)

1.83" secondary mirror.

1.25" focuser. Metal construction 8" dia mounting.

Here's the cost so far:
8" mirror-$80.00
1.83" secondary-$20.00
1.25" focuser-$35.00

(all include shipping. Bought on ebay)

Thanks for reading.

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