A Homemade Telescope

With our homemade telescope you can get an enhanced view of the nighttime celestial show.



homemade telescope - pointed at the moon
The homemade telescope's power (about 70) can reveal relief on the moon's surface.
LAWRENCE A. JACKSON
homemade telescope - main mirror
The main mirror sits in a routed piece of 3/4" plywood.
LAWRENCE A. JACKSON
homemade telescope - diagonal mirror
The diagonal mirror is glued to a section of 3/4" dowel and hung from a 1/8" threaded rod.
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homemade telescope - eyepiece
Drilling a 15/16" eyepiece hole saves buying an expensive mount.
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homemade telescope - finished unit
The finished telescope.
LAWRENCE A. JACKSON
homemade telescope - surveying the heavens
This scope's power (about 70) can reveal relief on the moon's surface.
LAWRENCE A. JACKSON











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