My astronomy project:
EQ mount with no meridian flip
Making of an EQ mount with no meridian flip
- Part I, Ideas
- First simple drawing of an idea
- What mount head to use?
- Base disc
- Arm details
- Twin telescope mount
- Azimutal angle trimmer
- Summary of the first ideas drawings
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Page I.6: Twin telescope arm
With a non meridian flip mount it will be easy to have two telescopes, one on each side of the DEC axis.
Telescopes can point at any direction in the sky without colliding with the mount, sorry for bad drawing.