Here's a close up photo of the primary mirror mount mounting ring. The primary
collimation bolts will go through the three holes around the edge of the ring.
The mounting ring will be bolted
to the inside of the telescope tube using
the threaded holes that can be seen around the edge of the ring.
The plate or yoke that the mirror
will be glued to will be bolted to the mounting ring with a push-pull
collimation bolt setup. My friend Cullen Bennett
machined this for me in his home based machine shop. This photo was taken 6 April
1999 with an Olympus D-600L digital camera.
Primary Cell Mounting Ring
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