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How to make a telescope

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Published by Willmann-Bell in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Newtonian telescopes -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals.,
  • Cassegrainian telescopes -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jean Texereau ; translated and adapted from the French by Allen Strickler with forewords by André Couder, Albert G. Ingalls and Richard Berry.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB88 .T413 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 424 p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2841700M
    ISBN 100943396042
    LC Control Number84003595


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The first version I saw was in and it was a lot thinner than what is available now. I finally picked it up at a used bookstore in /5(2). Books on telescope Making Making & Enjoying Telescopes: 6 Complete Projects & A Stargazer's Guide This is a relatively modern book on telescope making (Printed in ) and it takes a nice slant on the whole subject by giving you complete details on six different telescope projects ranging from a big dobsonian to a small rich field telescope.

FOREWORD to the American Edition. In this book Jean Texereau tells the entirely uninstructed amateur how to make a first-class astronomical telescope from start to finish-from the important concave mirror to the tube and telescope mounting read}' for use on the heavens/5(15).

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He gives sufficient detail so that one can actually walk through his process and see why and how the parts fit by: 2.

ABOUT THE BOOK For anyone who has ever dreamed of exploring the heavens with a telescope, Build Your Own Telescope can make that dream come true. In clear, step-by-step instructions, author Richard Berry tells how to build five telescopes, from a simple reflecting telescope suitable for a parent and child to build together to a "research.

Amateur Telescope Making, edited by Stephen J. Tonkin In terms of approach and contents, this book has more in How to make a telescope book with the Ingalls ATM series or The Best of ATMJ than the other single-volume books in this reveiw.

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Make your own deployment animation of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with these handy-dandy, home-printable, flip-book instructions. Piece the images together, flip them quickly and watch Webb. How to make a telescope Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Jean Texereau (Author) out of How to make a telescope book stars 2 ratings.

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Building a Telescope Theory A B Objective Science and Mathematics Standards Materials In a telescope, the lens held next to your eye is called the eyepiece and is usually a short focal length lens or a combination of lenses.

The lens at the other end of the telescope is called the objective lens. Light from a distant object is focused by theFile Size: KB. web-book that will help and there are many other web pages to check out. I'd highly recommend that you read the books Build Your Own Telescope by Richard Berry and Making and Enjoying Telescopes by Miller and Wilson.

You should also know that you can buy a telescope File Size: KB. The first edition of How to Make a Telescope was universally acclaimed as the best book ever written for making a Newtonian telescope.

This 2nd Edition is almost three times larger and adds to the original text new chapters on making a Cassegrainian telescope, optical windows, and equatorial mounts.

N.E. Howard Handbook for Telescope Making Faber & Faber Acrobat 7 Pdf Mb. Scanned by artmisa using Canon DRC + flatbed option. This is a tutorial on how to make a small refractor telescope using lenses. I show the basics of making the telescope and I also explain how to.

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4 Telescope Making Basics Choosing a Telescope The choice of which telescope to make depends on many things among which are the kind of observing you want to do and the optical and mechanical characteris-tics that kind of observing program requires, your financial resources, and the amount of time you have available to devote to the project.

Amateur Telescope Making Edited by Stephen F. Tonkin This is a collection of articles on telescope making projects that range from a standard 6" newtonian to exotic projects like a " newtoniain and a Shiefspeigler which is a folded optics style reflector.

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Look up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s yes, that’s a bird. And that’s a plane. When you make this telescope with your child, have fun watching for birds, planes, and other flying objects.

It’s an easy craft that can change your kids’ perspective and help them focus on things around them in a different way. In this new book by Allan Hall, Choosing and Using a Dobsonian Telescope, you will find all the information you will need to make the most informed choice on your purchase.

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Low power, in fact, makes a telescope much more convenient to handle, and if your telescope mount or tripod is a bit shaky, as least lower powers will not magnify "the shakes" as much. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for How to Make a Telescope by Jean Texereau (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. If you only get one book to go along with your new telescope, make sure it's Turn Left at Orion. The perfect companion guide, it includes maps to nearly of the best objects, and drawings depicting what they will look like through your telescope.

Making a telescope mirror is one of the most satisfying and sublime joys you will experience. It's also arguably the most accurate surface made by man or machine.

If the mirror is expanded to the size of a football field, then the mirror's surface will be smooth to 1/ inch or 1/30 millimeter. With the right “road map to the stars,” (a.k.a. one of our free star charts) you’ll be able to use your base knowledge to find interesting stellar pairings and locate “deep-sky objects” — the star clusters, galaxies, and nebulas that binoculars and telescopes will reveal.

Once you’ve found the Big Dipper, it’s easy to find two. The book encourages the amateur to try his or her hand in not only building a telescope with commercial optics but also with optics you can make yourself. Berry continues with a special chapter of building telescope parts to support the mirrors within the telescope tube and how to accessorize your instrument.