New Off-Axis Telescope Design for Amateurs

How would you like to own a telescope that has the same design as some of the world's best observatories? The off-axis telescope is unique in that there is no secondary obstruction to mess up your image but the mirror configuration is not easy to co

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How would you like to own a telescope that has the same design as some of the world's best observatories? The off-axis telescope is unique in that there is no secondary obstruction to mess up your image but the mirror configuration is not easy to construct. In this hangout, we'll talk with a group in Germany who has produced smaller versions of telescopes that will be used in larger telescopes like the DKIST solar telescope and other really cool observatories.

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