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RE: [Phishing] - [Losmandy_users] Re: Differential flexure gone!


Oct 22, 2007

 


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#34902 Oct 22, 2007

Yep... I'm just commenting on.. "What did the trick?" sometimes...as

long as the problem goes away and does not return... It really doesn't

matter ;)



Jose Canela









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From: Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

[mailto:Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of photons

Sent: segunda-feira, 22 de Outubro de 2007 10:57

To: Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

Subject: [Phishing] - [Losmandy_users] Re: Differential flexure gone!







Jose if im not mistaken Mike has been fighting that for over a year,

it was an issue when he had the CGE as well.



robert



--- In Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

mailto:Losmandy_users%40yahoogroups.com> , "jose canela" jcanela@...>

wrote: >

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> I t really doesn't matter. As long as it is working OK :)

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> Rgds,

>

> Jose Canela

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> From: Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

mailto:Losmandy_users%40yahoogroups.com> > [mailto:Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

mailto:Losmandy_users%40yahoogroups.com> ] On Behalf Of Mike Dodd > Sent: domingo, 21 de Outubro de 2007 16:46

> To: Losmandy_users@yahoogroups.com

mailto:Losmandy_users%40yahoogroups.com> > Subject: [Losmandy_users] Differential flexure gone!

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> I'm overjoyed to report that I believe I've eliminated the

> differential flexure I reported here a couple of weeks ago. Last

> night's on NGC6888 reveals nice round stars and good detail in the

> nebulosity -- a far cry from the previous results I posted on my Web

> site. So what did the trick? Not quite sure. I made several

> modifications which are detailed here:

> astronomy.mdodd.com/astronomy-obs.html#Flexure

astronomy.mdodd.com/astronomy-obs.html#Flexure> > astronomy.mdodd.com/astronomy-obs.html#Flexure

astronomy.mdodd.com/astronomy-obs.html#Flexure> > > (scroll down > to the Good News section). Briefly, they include:

> adding a Casady Triad Bar.

> Replaced the Delrin OTA spacers with aluminum.

> Replaced the OTA ring felt liners with solid styrene strips.

> Milled-flat the bottoms of the OTA ring bases (they had a 0.010" hump

> in the middle).

> Added a 2.5" threaded extension tube to the focuser, to allow the

> drawtube to be racked-in as far as possible.

> Added a metal strap to the guide scope, to hold it firmly in place.

>

> Thanks to everyone who offered suggestions and opinions. I think I

> finally have this problem whipped.

>

> --- Mike

> astronomy.mdodd.com astronomy.mdodd.com>

astronomy.mdodd.com astronomy.mdodd.com> > >

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