VSC/ SAO CARTON 100MM F/13 'MARY DAWSON' REFRACTOR

COMPONENT AND RAY TRACE DESIGN DIAGRAMS

 

SAO Carton 100mm f/13 'Mary Dawson'  Refractor OTA (XRay). (Click to see an enlarged image.) SAO Carton 100mm f/13 'Mary Dawson'  Refractor OTA (XRay). (Click to see an enlarged image.) Custom Rear Collimation Cell for Carton 100mm f13 Mounted Objective Design Diagram. The Cell was fabricated by Brian Choin. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
GSO Focuser and SkyWatcher Dielectric Star Diagonal Dimension Diagram. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Diagram showing a template overlay to transpose the mounting holes from the objective cell to the custom made rear objective cell. (Click to see an enlarged image.) OTA Component Dimensions. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
Full Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Front End Portion of Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Middle Portion of Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
Rear End Portion of Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Rear End Portion of Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor with Focuser and Diagonal Template. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Full Ray Trace for the Carton 100mm f/13 "Mary Dawson" Refractor with Focuser and Diagonal Template. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
 

                                                                            

On this page, we are hosting a montage of design renderings illustrating the schematic diagrams for each of the components, and ray trace photos that make up the Vega Sky Center's SAO Carton 100mm f/13 'Mary Dawson' Refractor telescope as constructed by Mel Dawson. Please click on any specific design diagram of interest above to display its full size image. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at:

vsc-astronomers@vega-sky-center.com