well the apature bug has bitten me rather hard so I am offering my
home made truss tube for sale. specs are as follows.
11 inch mirror, pyrex, one inch thick, focal length is 2272mm
apx. 89.5 inches.
I stand 5'7" and need to go almost 40" up on a ladder when pointing straight up to view.
balenced to hold 2.5 lbs
refractor like images. will split double stars less then .5 seconds under the right conditions.
the best solar views obtainable with baader film.
1.83" diagonal, meade brand.
astrosystems spider vane.
an off brand, 3 inch tall, 2 inch ID focuser
home made mirror cell, unorthadox but performs very well.
mirror ground by mike spooner.
Here is "the" scope to get ready to view mars with.
email me for futher details, I am accepting offers, wanting 1200 for it
I live in virginia,can not ship but will meet you somewhere if close enough. within 300 miles