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Polarex Model 132F

Polarex Model 132F or in human language: large Polarex telescope (10cm diameter) on the original metal pier with all the photographic accessories.Made in the early 1960's and still fully operational.
This kind of telescopes are rare and were only found in observatories.
Will be one of the eye cathers on our booth at the ATT in Essen.

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The 16cm f:15 Gajdusek Kozelsky refractor is installed on the Fullerscopes MK IV mount.  This heavy duty mount from the 1950's carries the refractor very well.

3314846658?profile=RESIZE_480x480Now it will be possible to observe more objects because the Fullerscopes has the GOTO function.…

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A Dream Becomes Reality

Some time ago I received an email from Dave Komar, Editor of the Unitron History Project, with the questions: "How did you get into this business?  What's your story? "

Answered Dave with a short story and the result is a page on the Unitron History Project website.

This was the occasion for me to look for old photos to illustrate the article.…

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