First Light!!

First light! I used a 2×4 as a strut to get the exact measurement between the secondary ring and the mirror box. I estimated it to be 51″. Turns out it is 50 3/4″.  Now I just need to get the moonlight truss system and this will be done!  Got to see the moon eclipse a bright star too in the scope!

Closeup of the Protostar spider and the secondary ring.  You can see I used some clamps and scrap wood to attach the ring to the 2×4.

~ by jhissong on 2010/03/24.

One Response to “First Light!!”

  1. >Jason,Very glad to see the mirror at home in such a great looking structure.Well done,Richard

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