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Watson Removal Photos - May 26, 2018

Photos compliments of Bob Savoy

Step 1: Remove the Mirror Cell to lighten the load and protect the mirror
Step 2 Remove OTA: Paul Unscrews Bolts, Jim Watches, Chas Pretends to be Busy
Step 2 Cont'd: Paul watches, Chas holds end of OTA, Jim is finally put to work unscrewing. Wayne Baggett provides floor level commentary
Step 3: The OTA and Mount have been removed as President Johnson basks in the glory
Step 4: David Illig & Jim remove the top pier plate so it can be tapped to accept new scope
Step 4: Joel "StarDoc" cleans two years accumulation of dust and pollen from dome ring

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