Configuring the CCD and Focal Reducer to the Imaging Train

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Since my first priority is doing science, I wanted to mount the photometric filters.  I opened up the front of the camera to get at the filter wheel.  I mounted the BVRI filter set, re-installed the filter wheel, and closed up the camera.

I also mounted the Optec NextGEN Ultra WideField 0.7XL focal reducer to the QSI.  This will effectively keep dust out of the camera chamber containing the filter wheel.

I then mounted the camera to the VSI Super Stack.  The overall profile was a little more than I expected.

I'm going to wait to mount the Astrodon LRGB filters in the extra filter wheel until I have a good dust-proof storage box for the wheel/filters.