Folded Newtonian?

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Folded Newtonian?

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Wow! I'd never heard of this optic.

https://explorescientificusa.com/collec ... e=omnisend
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$$$$- I don't see one in my future...
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But think of the technology Bruce. Be the first kid on your block to have one :D
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No free shipping? Deal breaker for me. :D

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It WOULD be a big hit on Breezy Hill...
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Actually, that's the guy that has brought those fancy wooden scopes to Stellafane over the years. His craft has evolved from those scopes and the mirrors in them to his now-ability to produce mirrors up to 5' in diameter. He gave a talk at the Hartness House a few years back. His proprietary process for making large mirrors is very interesting. I'm sure you guys will recognize some of scopes on this page; https://www.optiquesfullum.com/photo-gallery/

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Did you check out the size of those secondary mirrors? Suddenly, I feel like my scopes are all department store variety. :lol:

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