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Springfield Telescope Mount

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Posted by Ed Slocomb on February 12, 2000 10:57:50 UTC

Has anyone ever heard of, or know anything about the Springfield mount?

All I know is that, with a special 'scope, the observer sat in one place while the telescope moved. The eyepiece was stationary. I believe it was an equatorial mount.

I've been trying to find info on this (plans, photos, etc.) for years. I think there was a connection with Dobbins telescopes, but I can't verify that.

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