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Eight Inch f/8 Newtonian
A truss tube telescope you can build at home
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Full Instructions Here
Observing Report

This telescope was made from easily available parts and materials. It uses one of my 8" conical mirrors and is excellent for lunar, planetary and double star observing and imaging. 

The telescope has a rotating central section that allows for easy eyepiece positioning and comfortable viewing.

The are complete instructions as well on how to make the three vane curved spider.