DIY TELESCOPE Primary Mirror Off-axis TESTING Reducing Optical Aberration Daniel's Mirror

Introduction: DIY TELESCOPE Primary Mirror Off-axis TESTING Reducing Optical Aberration Daniel's Mirror

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This is the first in a series of tests for developing an optical telescope mirror from a strash can lid. The optical aberration is dramatically reduced with the addition of a shroud creating an f-stop for the mirror at the lens surface. The image was cast off axis on a piece of wafer board.

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