Elements in Harmony IV

36”f4.5

If it’s up there…, it’s in here…

April, 2006 - May, 2007




Now for Assembling Some Major Components....



Trusted friends.... This is the second time the paper covering has been removed and the first time the mirror is lifted.

The Mirror is Out of the Box.jpg

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The weight is 250 pounds but not too much for a few guys....



Successfully placed the mirror.jpg

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Special attention was paid to centering the mirror before the linear bearings and Stainless Steel cable is tightened...



Centering.jpg

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Looks pretty nice in the cell....



Looks nice in the cell.jpg

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The mirror will soon be protected, again....



Putting the Mirror Box on.jpg

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Danno, Me, Ian, Tyrone, Dan, and Ed. Good friends....



The Crew.jpg

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Couldn't get the cage up using one ladder, or two ladders..., so just I got the workhorse. This job went very smooth when using the 19 foot scissor jack as a Hi-Lo. Raise the Secondary cage, drive forward a few feet, and set it down on the poles, perfect....



Scissor Lift HiLo.jpg

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Now we wait for stars and se if it focusses at the distance Vaughn said it would....



Everything is Bolted Together.jpg

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Nice looking scope....



Focus Check Twilight1.jpg

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Don and I waiting for twilight....



Don and I at Focus Check.jpg

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Yes, even without the rocker box we could see over the garage at eyepiece level.... But, it focussed! What a relief, after such a long time of making parts....



Focus Check Twilight.jpg

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