ongoing ATM project. It was first built
in 1992. Major mount design changes were made in 1994. OTA
changes were done in 2006. The scope is an 18"f4.5 mounted on a GEM.
The O.T.A. is setup on a set of rotating rings that can put
eyepiece at an advantageous viewing angle. The servo drive is
by Sidereal technology. It carries a Galaxy Optics mirror.
is a 4.0" secondary & a JMI crayford focuser. It's equipped
Sky Commander DSC, and that's interfaced to a desktop that's running
MegaStar. My camera is now a ST10XME.
Scudco came abouts
because we (my nephew & I) started building
right after the Gulf War.
was that it looked like a missile launched. SO we