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CDK17 – Final Assembly

Those who follow the thread on CloudyNights have probably seen most of the pictures in this post already but here’s the final write up on the design and construction of my 17″ CDK. I received the optics about 9 months … Continue reading

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CDK17 – Optics shipped!

My Optics are ready and are shipping! I should have them within 4 weeks. I received the final optical specs (namely spacing between the different elements) which will allow me to finalize the structure. I found that the front of … Continue reading

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CDK17 – Introduction

Well before I even started acquiring Astronomy equipment I was already dreaming of one day designing and building my own robotic telescope. Few weeks back I had the opportunity to begin this project so I just started working on this. Astro … Continue reading

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