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The inside of the Perek telescope

Since late March the 2m mirror of the Perek telescope at Ondrejov Observatory has been sent for recoating. This process needs, of course, to disassemble part of the telescope, so internal parts are more visible. We grabbed this opportunity to take some shots of the telescope.

The room of the telescope.

The room of the telescope.

The telescope with Anthony at its bottom.

The telescope with Anthony at its bottom.

Really big bolts!

Really big bolts!

A look from the inside. The secondary is almost visible.

A look from the inside. The secondary is almost visible.

Detail of the mirror adjusters (over which the mirror sits).

Detail of the mirror adjusters (over which the mirror sits).

Anthony is wondering ...

Anthony is looking around these adjusters.