Category Archives: Telescope

Focusser part 2

Two bits of the focusser started, with a screw thread to join them together.

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Focusser

Time to start on the last major component – the focuser! This will be a Crayford Focuser using some 3x3x8 ball bearings, some aluminium tubes and bits and pieces lying around. The first part to be constructed is the base-plate … Continue reading

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New Dovetail Bar

Made the dovetail bar for the new telescope:

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Telescope dovetail mount

I’m building a telescope, of which more anon. I don’t want to build a mount for it, so I’m going to use my existing Mead GOTO mount. This means that: I want to be able to attach the new telescope … Continue reading

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