The Dobsonian Mount

 

A unique variation on the alt-azimuth mount, the Dobsonian mount was invented to be very strong, vibration free, smooth turning,  and cheap to produce.  It succeeds admirably in reaching these four goals.  Take a look at Figure 9.

 

        

 

  Figure 9:  Newtonian reflector on Dobsonian mount.

 

 

 

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