Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

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Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

Postby ChaosKnight » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:47 pm

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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

Postby Gary » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:57 pm

Good stuff. Thanks for sharing your design and research.
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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

Postby rcj » Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:19 pm

Chaosknight,
Am looking at your project with much interest. How is the prototyping coming along? This could be quite useful for dwellers here with imaging pursuits in mind.
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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

Postby rcj » Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:17 pm

will there be castors mounted at each end? 500mm looks ok as long as it is meant for imaging, and the lowest CG achievable without obstruction. It is quite a nice portable concept inclusive for anyone looking for a convenient hassle-free quick-setup-and-shoot upon alignment. nice job!
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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

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Re: Design of telescope trolley for astrophotography

Postby antares2063 » Tue May 28, 2013 10:05 am

the 3rd one...Ironman's arc reactor blueprints :)
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