we have focus….

I focused the telescope tonight. It badly needed it. I should have done it quite some time back, but have been too busy. I have been working on the basic building blocks for the next version…..its taking some time, but I have been really enjoying getting it together. It will be for me and some of the stuff that Gary is doing. Speaking of Gary, hes got a new camera and mount. The nice thing about it is that it has 360° continuous rotation. I am very interested in the mount. The camera that comes with it is about .05LUX (from memory), so its not quite up to the astronomy light levels we need, but its more than enough for what he needs, and its razor sharp, the auto focus works very well, so all in all a very nice package that I will no doubt be spending some more time with as we get things in place to web enable it for Gary.

Anyway, just wanted to let you all know that the focus is better, and I will tweak the iris the next clear and dew free evening we get.