2 edition of Constructing an astronomical telescope. found in the catalog.
Constructing an astronomical telescope.
Written in English
|Series||Blackie"s "technique" series|
|LC Classifications||QB88 .M38|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 92 p.|
|Number of Pages||92|
|LC Control Number||47007159|
Constructing an astronomical telescope. New York: Philosophical Library, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: G Matthewson. Find more information about: OCLC Number: # Telescopes--Design and construction\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. The Dobsonian Telescope, A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes tells how you can build a state-of-the-art Dobsonian telescope using readily available materials and supplies. Every step of construction is detailed in photographs and diagrams, and the .
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matthewson, G. Constructing an astronomical telescope. London, Blackie  (OCoLC) Document Type. An astronomical telescope can be converted to a terrestrial telescope by using an erecting lens. The erecting lens is a convex lens placed b/w the objective and eyepiece such that the inverted image formed by the objective is at 2F of the erecting lens.
The history of the telescope can be traced to before the invention of the earliest known telescope, which appeared in in the Netherlands, when a patent was submitted by Hans Lippershey, an eyeglass maker. Although Lippershey did not receive his patent, news of the invention soon spread across Europe. The design of these early refracting telescopes consisted of a convex objective lens and. Note, the book assumes you will buy commercial optics, but there is a section on homemade optics as well. Customer Comment: This book is a great start on building your own telescope. Later I bought Richard Berry's book (Build your own telescope) which actually has more detail and beautiful illustrations but cost a lot more.
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A detailed Index is also helping in locating the various subject occurrences. /5(15). Build Your Own Telescope includes complete plans, step-by-step instructions and illustrations that show you how to build these five telescopes: 4" f /10 Reflector: A sturdy and easy-to-use telescope that is perfect for beginners or as a parent/child project.
6" f /8 Dobsonian Reflector: A light. The book also includes details on the latest released telescope lines, e.g. the, and inch aperture models of the Meade LX-R series. As a former editor for Sky & Telescope, Astronomy, and Star & Sky magazines, the author is the ideal person to write this book.
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Albert Highe. $ When buying a commercial telescope, or copying an existing design, one accepts the compromises made by the builder. When making your own, you can have features that no manufacturer could provide and remain profitable.
The goals of anyone thinking of building a telescope should include optimized performance, weight and s: 9. The Dobsonian Telescope by Richard Berry and David Kriege. Subtitled, “A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes,” this is the book to reach for if you want to make a truss-tube Dobsonian.
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The Dobsonian telescope takes its name from the astronomer/philosopher John Dobson, who introduced the concept of inexpensive, large-aperture telescopes Cited by: 4.
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. Constructing an Astronomical Telescope: G. Matthewson: Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming: Internet Archive.
Matthewson Constructing an Astronomical Telescope Blackie & Son Ltd. ASTRONOMICAL TELESCOPE A telescope is an optical instrument which is used to see the distant opes are of two types: 1. Astronomical telescope 2.
Galilean telescope or Terrestrial telescope Astronomical Telescope An astronomical telescope is an optical instrument which is used to see the magnified image of distant heavenly bodies like stars, planets, satellites and galaxies etc.
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