Tag Archives: Balancing

Dobson “light” 300F6 – Phase 2: Transformation into “Low-Riding”

  with reference to the previous article which dealt with the construction of this instrument; So as not to lose the habit to DIY, but especially with the purpose of trying to get rid of the stool needed to reach the eyepiece of the telescope which was 1,8 meters above the ground. I lowered the same 16 cm, portandolo alla molto più […]

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Construction of a"tall" telescope Dobson "Light" 300F6 ...with disc brake – PHASE 1: realization

300F6 "LIGHT": Mission (equilibration) impossible?….A solution is to equip it with a disc brake! From years, in his beautiful box taped ZAOT (the brand of my favorite aluminizer) I had that mirror Ø305 F 1830 unused. I had bought it for a short time before because it was "gray", i.e. with a good parabolic surface, but happened “among head and neck" (like we say in Italy meaning "by surpise")”, to a “mirror […]

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