Mount and Pier

The documentation describes the steps involved in building a pier to support an equatorial mount and the camera box.

Once assembled, the mount and pier will look something like this:

The pier parts listed and the fabrication described in the pages that follow are specific to an iOptron CEM40 mount. If you plan on using any other equatorial mount, the size and the mechanical fabrication of the top plate of the pier will be different.

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