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2 edition of How to make a telescope. found in the catalog.

How to make a telescope.

Ernest Frank Carter

How to make a telescope.

by Ernest Frank Carter

  • 344 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by P. Marshall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telescopes.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB88 .C39
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6035870M
    LC Control Number48016887
    OCLC/WorldCa2627940

      After my previous video on making lenses out of sugar glass, I wanted to take it one step further and see if I could make a completely edible telescope out of .   This is a tutorial on how to make a telescope at home easily. This really Simple Telescope for experiment. Cardboard Telescope is very easy to make. Build a telescope simple DIY telescope .

    The paint brush icon represents creativity. For content about raising a creative child, look for this icon. 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.   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 .

    It belongs on the shelf of every amateur telescope maker, and for that matter every Dobsonian owner. With its whimsical style and thorough treatment of the subject the book is destine to become a classic along with Albert Ingalls's Amateur Telescope Making and Jean Texereau's How to Make a Telescope. —Sky & Telescope magazine. Table of Contents. Amateurs' manuals Cassegrainian telescopes Cassegrainian telescopes/ Design and construction/ Amateurs' manuals Design and construction Newtonian telescopes Newtonian telescopes/ Design and construction/ Amateurs' manuals Science / General Science / Physics / Optics & Light Technology & Engineering / Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades: Export Citation.


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How to make a telescope by Ernest Frank Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is an excellent guide for selecting the size and parameters of the telescope to build, as well as providing detailed instructions for making the optical surfaces, including optical testing of components and final star testing of the complete telescope/5(19).

When you have completed your telescope and become familiar with the general literature on telescope making you will be better able to place Jean Texereau's book on the scale of things. It is not a book for the skitterer who How to make a telescope.

book content with a lick and a dab and a promise, but leans in the direction of the steady, Cited by:   A bright reader, good with their hands, could use this book as their sole reference to build a telescope using tools, raw materials and hardware scrounged from the city dump.

Not easy, but do-able. There are three types of information in any book written by an artist: history of how their art developed in space and time, their perspectives on the artistic process, and a discussion of their tools Cited by: 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.

Good book and I have a more in-depth review of it. Amateur Telescope Making, edited by Stephen J. Tonkin In terms of approach and contents, this book has more in common with the Ingalls ATM series or The Best of ATMJ than the other single-volume books in this reveiw.

Standard Handbook for Telescope Making - by Neale E. Howard This is a well rounded book that takes you through a lot of the different aspects of telescope making from grinding the mirror to eyepieces, tubes, mounts, and even observatories and celestial photography.

This is a good well-rounded book with lots of information in a variety of areas. Engineering, Design and Construction of Portable Newtonian Telescopes, Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Volume 1 Optics, Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Volume 2 Mechanica, A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers, Amateur Telescope Making, The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal, Build Your Own Telescope, The Dobsonian Telescope, How to Make a Telescope, Introduction to Lens Design, Practical Computer-Aided Lens Design, Making a Refractor Telescope, The Schupmann Telescope.

Even though some builders prefer to buy commercial mirrors and fit them in a DIY structure, I believe that making a telescope mirror is probably the most rewarding part of the whole built. Starting from a rough glass blank, you can obtain an almost perfect parabola with surface errors in.

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-grade" inch telescope capable of sustaining a lifetime's interest in astronomy.

How to make a telescope Mass Market Paperback – January 1, by Jean Texereau (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(2). a simple refracting telescope. Look through the eyepiece of your telescope and focus it on a distant object.

Slide the two cardboard tubes in and out until you have a clear image. What do you observe. Use the red and black tape to make stripes on the white posterboard (see illustration on page 55) to use as a chart.

Larger mailing tube Lens File Size: KB. It is an especially well organized book which sticks entirely to the sequence of logic. That is, the 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 /5(15).

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.

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. 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. by Jean Texereau, " by ", pages, hardbound, $ 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. To make a telescope, start by wrapping a piece of 24 inch long corrugated paper around the diameter of a magnifying glass lens.

Next, glue the paper into a tube shape and use scissors to cut 2 slots into it about 1 inch from each end%(). In its essence, a telescope is an instrument that makes a far away object look closer. To do this, a telescope has a device that collects light from a distant object (objective lens or primary mirror) and brings that light (image) to a focus where a second device (eyepiece lens) magnifies the image and brings it to your eye.

To make a simple. How you build your Itty Bitty Radio Telescope depends on what equipment you get. I picked up an old Channel Master IF on eBay to detect the signal collected by my dish. That doesn’t have its own power supply, so I followed these instructions for making my own with some wire, coaxial cable, batteries, and a soldering iron.

Putting a telescope together tends to be a very maker-specific so a book like this one is never going to be a substitute for the instruction manual.

To get past this, contact your local astronomy club, who will /5(14). How to make a telescope. [Construction du téléscope d'amateur. English] [The Natural history library] by Texereau, Jean, [translated and adapted from the French by Allen Strickler] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Get crafty and build your own telescope to look for birds, treetops, and even stars in the night sky.

If you want a better view of birds, treetops, or even the night sky, you and your family can build your own simple telescope. Use this make-it-yourself device to explore the world, then check out these tips to .Buy Making Your Own Telescope (Dover Books on Astronomy) Reprint by Thompson, Allyn J.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).