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Posted by Keith Venables on October 20, 2000 19:11:11 UTC

I`m in the process of building my first scope which will be my first scope. I`ve decided on a 8" f/8 and am running the numbers through the Newt software. A lot of terms and concepts are a bit new to me so if someone wouldn`t mind providing some anaylsis on the results I would be very grateful.

Units are iin inches.
Primary dia. 8
Focal ratio 8(I have the mirror and verified this)
Diagonal axis 1.52

Tube ID 10
Tube thick. 0.25
Focuser to front 7
Mirror face to bk 4.5

Focuser height 3.25 (fully racked-in)
Spare focuser 1 (has 2" of travel)
Camera 0
Focuser ID

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