Portable telescope


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This is a 6" f/8 with Coulter optics.
Novak cell & spider.
The mount is made from wood and 1.5" piping.
Note the circular steel counterweights. Thereīs
one bigger counterweight at the bottom of the base.
The tube is made from 8" PVC sewer piping.
RA & Dec movements from pipe threads -
no tightening screws needed.
Once all the parts were available, it took
less than a day to put it together.
Itīs portable - and it is equatorial!
(brakes into three parts: brown, black & blue)










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