This is a 3rd development of the travel scope idea.
The main design requirements are to make the scope compact and lightweight so that it is easy to transport. A normal Dobsonian Telescope of this aperture is phisically quite large - about 1500mm high with a tube diameter of 300mm. This scope will colapse down to a box 250mm x 250mm x 230mm plus some aluminium struts about 1200mm long.
Shown here is the kit of parts prior to assembly.
My next post will show the assembled telescope!
Monday, May 30, 2011
We have a need for garden sleepers for our new Vegie Patch!