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Mirror cell Help???

Started by Preston E, 04/22/2003 05:48AM
Posted 04/22/2003 05:48AM Opening Post
I have an Astro Sitall lightweight dish-type mirror and am wondering if the design used in typical cells to support flat backed mirrors will work with this non-flat back mirror. It's back appears to have been ground to a conical shape from a center thickness of 2.5 inches to an edge thickness of 0.75 inches with a center hole diameter of 4.5 inches. Also, will the calculations from a program like PLOP still be valid for supporting such a mirror.

Thanks for any ideas in advance,