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The Old Days | Officina Stellare RC360 / Paramount ME

Officina Stellare RC360 / Paramount ME


Officina Stellare Pro RC360 (Sitall)
Software Bisque Paramount ME
SBIG STXL-11002 (Supersedes STL)
SBIG FW8G-STXL
SBIG AO-X (Supersedes AO-L)
Sirius 2.3m "Home model" (www.siriusobservatories.com)
Advanced Telescope Systems Pier (www.advancedtelescope.com)

Officina Stellare Pro RC 360 Review
Officina Stellare Pro RC 360 Review
My Specification
My Specification
First Glimpse!
First Glimpse!
Yes!  It did fit in the car!
Yes! It did fit in the car!
The RC360 is in the building!
The RC360 is in the building!
What the boxes contained
What the boxes contained
Goodies!
Goodies!
The first case
The first case
The second case
The second case
The third case
The third case
The reveal!
The reveal!
Very pretty telescope!
Very pretty telescope!
Backside
Backside
Frontside
Frontside
Front view without shroud
Front view without shroud
Checking collimation
Checking collimation
Laser collimator attached
Laser collimator attached
The laser Collimator
The laser Collimator
Collimating step #1
Collimating step #1
Collimating step #2
Collimating step #2
Collimating step #2
Collimating step #2
Collimating step #3
Collimating step #3
Bench testing begins
Bench testing begins
Bench testing
Bench testing
The ATC-02 software interface
The ATC-02 software interface
Imaging train assembly
Imaging train assembly
Rewiring the mount
Rewiring the mount
12V Power Distribution
12V Power Distribution
Snug Fit
Snug Fit
On the mount!
On the mount!
Who's a happy camper?!
Who's a happy camper?!
Fits like a glove!
Fits like a glove!
Nearly there!
Nearly there!
Wiring Completed
Wiring Completed
Declination Counterweighting
Declination Counterweighting
System testing #1
System testing #1
System testing #2
System testing #2
Hmmmm ...
Hmmmm ...
First Light - Collimation check
First Light - Collimation check
First Light - Star shapes
First Light - Star shapes
Second light - more collimation
Second light - more collimation
Stray Light #1
Stray Light #1
Stray Light #2
Stray Light #2
Stray Light #2a: Grazing incidence reflectance
Stray Light #2a: Grazing incidence reflectance
Stray Light #3
Stray Light #3
Test image around NGC 3263
Test image around NGC 3263
Test Image - Single Sub
Test Image - Single Sub
Final collimation (almost!)
Final collimation (almost!)
Curvature Plots
Curvature Plots
First Imaging Project
First Imaging Project
New SBIG STXL-11002 Camera #1
New SBIG STXL-11002 Camera #1
New SBIG STXL-11002 Camera #2
New SBIG STXL-11002 Camera #2
Wiring Schematic
Wiring Schematic