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A page dedicated to the ancient art of improving stuff and how it can be applied to astronomical equipment!

3D-Printed Canon EOS Bayonet to 2-inch T-Adapter

3D-printed Celestron 11” SCT Visual Back – 56% Increased Effective Aperture at (Very) Low Cost (Oct 2019, Eric Walker)

EQ3 Direct Declination Drive - How to remove backlash in the declination drive of an EQ3 type mount, by Maarten de Vries  

Cool That Mirror - How to re-use an old computer fan to get better results from your Newtonian, by Maarten de Vries  

DIY Solar Filter - How to save money and keep your eyesight, by Jeremy Rundle  

AZ-3 Mount Mod - How to add a counterweight system to Synta's AZ-3 mount, by Antony McEwan  

AZ-3 Servicing - Tune up your AZ-3 mount for much improved performance, by Antony McEwan  

ED-100 Focuser Swap - Swapping the standard Synta Crayford focuser for a third party add-on, by Antony McEwan  

Dob Repaint - Repainting and renovating the GSO 680 Dobsonian, by Antony McEwan  

PST Bracket for SupaTrak Mount - Track the Sun with your PST on a SupaTrak, by Jeremy Rundle  

Weather Manipulation - Change the local weather patterns to ensure 100% reliable weather manipulation, by Antony McEwan (A work in progress)

 


 

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Public Live Observing Webcast - 9pm TONIGHT


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