DIY Vari-focal 'Dobsonian' TelescopeCreating a huge imaging telescope in under 20 hours (aka a project 'make Hubble cry')
||Specifications||Motor & Geartrain||Frame & wheels||More Demo Video||Image Directory|
|Emily measuring the center loading point||the mirror, behold the perfection...||yet another use for welding rod...|
Closeup of mirror (bolt causes deflection)
Pre-Final testing setup
Who made this project?
|Dane Kouttron||Emily Krupczak|
There's a reason scope optics & mirrors cost as much as they do.
MCMASTER-CARR (for being awesome, and shipping things so fast)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Electrical & Electrical Power