Selztal Observation Site

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September
11
2015

small steps on a long road ...

Last night weather was permitting minor activities. A little improvement get the mirrors better aligned and slightly improvment on maximum exposure times with little success..

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August
21
2015

First Light - but...

The good news is: I can get my STL into focus.
The other news are:
after having the tube mounted on the DDM85 first tests indicates clearly whats a real big difference ...

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August
16
2015

Ready for First Light?

... after two weeks and a significant amount of working hours, I'm getting closer to first light. There are still some things to do to get the telescope housing finished, but in case weather conditions will change accordingly, I can try for first light...

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August
1
2015

Back and forth.

Everbody married knows, who the real boss is... My boss decided that the old basement of my old pier, which drives 20cm additional height, have to dissapear to get everthing a litte smaller in height...

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July
15
2015

Pieces come together.

It's time to perform the final mounting of all components. Next "destination" should be: mounting the main mirror and go streight ahead to the final destination named: "first light"! I'm curious about, after having mounted all components, if they fit together.

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