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    Just out of curiosity, would it be possible/plausible to drill a hole in my Newtonian mirror and make a cassegrain, would there be any benefit?

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    Default Re: Cassegrain

    No the primary mirror is different and then you would need a matched secondary mirror as well as a corrector plate that is matched to the mirrors.
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    Default Re: Cassegrain

    Thank you, just a strange thought

 

 

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