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The Secondary Mirror Assembly

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Download the Aft Optics/Secondary Mirror Assembly model parts (.pdf)
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Background Information:

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Directions:

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1. You should have a second assembled cone, which will be used with the Secondary Mirror Support System Booms

 

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2. Cut out the 3 booms for the Secondary Mirror Assembly.

3. Score along the dotted lines lightly for folding and then fold along each score to form a box shape.

4. Run glue along the fifth flap and fold over to hold box shape boom in place

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5. Apply glue to top of boom and on the small flap.


6. Fill the Secondary Mirror Assembly with glue and insert all three booms into the inside of the
Secondary Mirror Assembly cone, quickly adjusting until position matches diagram.


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