Removing the mirror of the 90 cm telescope

The last time the mirror got coated was in 1994 — so in 2011 coating was overdue.

Disassembly, coating, and assembly were done by 4H – Jena engineering.

  • IMG_1955The telescope
  • IMG_1982Removing the protection cap
  • IMG_1985Mirror mount
  • IMG_1993Lassell levers
  • IMG_1996Inside the telescope
  • IMG_2005Removing the mirror mount
  • IMG_2009Main mirror
  • IMG_2019Radial support elements
  • IMG_2022Removing the radial support elements from the mirror mount
  • IMG_2025The mirror
  • IMG_2038Wooden transport box
  • IMG_2235Two weeks later

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