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My astronomy project:
EQ mount with no meridian flip ideas


  1. Introduction
  2. First simple drawing of an idea
  3. What mount head to use?
  4. Base disc
  5. Arm details
  6. Twin telescope mount
  7. Azimuth angle trimmer
  8. Summary of the first ideas drawings

I take no responsibility for what are written here, you use the information at your own risk!

1, Introduction:

I take no responsibility or liability for what are written here, you use the information on your own risk!

Earlier when I only did my balcony observations I could only point the telescope at East. Then there was no problem with meridian flip. Now when my observatory come that long that I can start use it I need to think about meridian flip and what problems it cause. One big disadvantage is when doing astrophotography. When passing the meridian the telescope and camera flips upside down. And if there is during auto guiding more problems arise.

All this things can be handled, but if you don't have to do a meridian flip it would be much easier, like an old Celestron fork arm mount.

This is just ideas, not for sure I ever will built something like this. And if I'm do it it will be a low cost project.

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