Wednesday, March 9, 2011

8" Reflector Telescope built for college

This is a 200 mm (8") f / 7.2 parabolic mirror made by my friend Mr Dilip Kumar, image quality is excellent. Had first light last Thursday, had a marvelous views of Saturn, Orion nebula it also resolved individual stars in M13. Machined cradle rings were developed from solid round aluminum block. Mount is made of 12 mm rubber wood sandwiched on a 12 mm plywood. Optical tube is fitted with Tel rad & 6 x 30 finder scope.





































                                                                     Machined Tube rings













Custom made Helical Focuser



































                        RONCHI  Test ( pic 4 perfect sphere)



                                                                                Spider


















Cradle



                                                                        Completed scope

4 Comments:

Blogger Keerthi said...

Hi Anil,
Excellent work (as usual)...

8" = 200mm not 150mm :)

March 9, 2011 at 10:42 PM  
Blogger Shiju Sugunan said...

Great job. It looks so neat.

March 28, 2011 at 7:17 AM  
Blogger J-AlexWarren said...

Nice. That's some seriously good work fella, hope you're enjoying the fruits of your labour!

August 11, 2011 at 1:48 AM  
Blogger Stanly john said...

Hi anil great work,can u plz help me in buying on reflector telescopes ASAP. Name: stanly john

email:transitpoint.stanlyjohn@gmail.com

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July 19, 2012 at 5:37 PM  

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