TITLE

SpicaEyes: A Unique Line of Metal Telescopes

AUTHOR(S)
Osypowski, Tom
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2010, Issue 67, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the elements that are common to the two-drive configurations of Equatorial Platforms' SpicaEyes telescopes and explores the salient features of each configuration. Common characteristics include low cost, easy workability with other ordinary tools, and short size. The SpicaEyes with integrated equatorial platform configuration offers dependable equatorial tracking with no field rotation. Meanwhile, the SpicaEyes with SlipStream drive configuration features a combination of solid all-aluminum construction and a go-to drive system.
ACCESSION #
64369737

 

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