VSC/ SAO JAEGERS 6" F/10 'GELINDA J. DAWSON' REFRACTOR

COMPONENT AND RAY TRACE DESIGN DIAGRAMS

 

SAO Jaegers 6" f/10 'Gelinda J. Dawson'  Refractor OTA (XRay). (Click to see an enlarged image.) SAO Jaegers 6" f/10 'Gelinda J. Dawson'  Refractor OTA (Opaque). (Click to see an enlarged image.) Main Tube and Dew Shield dimensions for the VSC/ SAO Jaegers 6" f/10 "GJD" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
GSO Focuser and SkyWatcher Dielectric Star Diagonal Dimension Diagram. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Diagram showing placement and installation of Manuevering Handles for the 6" GJD refractor (xray). (Click to see an enlarged image.) Diagram showing placement and installation of Manuevering Handles for the 6" GJD refractor (opaque). (Click to see an enlarged image.)
SolidWorks cross-section rendering of Objective Cell for the VSC /SAO Jaegers 6" "GJD" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.) SolidWorks cross-section rendering of Focuser Backplate and Support Ring for the VSC/ SAO Jaegers 6" f/10 "GJD" Refractor.. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Design diagram of the front portion of the objective cell I provided to Eric Moerman for milling. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
Design diagram of the rear/ transition portion of the objective cell I provided to Eric Moerman for milling. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Design diagram of the focuser support componentsl I provided to Eric Moerman for milling. (Click to see an enlarged image.) Design diagram of the dovetail plate I provided to Joe Kane for fabricating and powder coating. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
 Design diagram of the cradle rings-to-dovetail plate adapters I provided to Joe Kane for fabricating and powder coating. (Click to see an enlarged image.)  Here is a photo of the sheet I scribbled my ray-trace OTA specs/ dimensions prior to creating the 1:1 scale layout for the VSC/ SAO Jaegers 6" f/10 "GJD" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.)  Full Ray Trace for the Jaegers 6" f/10 "Gelinda J. Dawson" Refractor with Focuser and Diagonal Template. (Click to see an enlarged image.)
 Close-up of front portion of Ray Trace for the Jaegers 6" f/10 "Gelinda J. Dawson" Refractor. (Click to see an enlarged image.)                                                   Close-up of rear portion of Ray Trace for the Jaegers 6" f/10 "Gelinda J. 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 Jaegers 6" inch f/10 'Gelinda J. 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