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The Resource Amateur telescope making in the internet age : finding parts, getting help, and more, Robert L. Clark

Amateur telescope making in the internet age : finding parts, getting help, and more, Robert L. Clark

Label
Amateur telescope making in the internet age : finding parts, getting help, and more
Title
Amateur telescope making in the internet age
Title remainder
finding parts, getting help, and more
Statement of responsibility
Robert L. Clark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Clark, R.
Dewey number
520
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB88
LC item number
.C53 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series
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Telescopes
Label
Amateur telescope making in the internet age : finding parts, getting help, and more, Robert L. Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-196) and index
Contents
Introduction--To buy or build a telescope--Telescope types and designs--Build a good copyscope--The 80 mm refractor--Newtonian telescopes--The F17 4-inch refractor--Focusers, eyepieces, Barlows, and finders--Tubes--Building a 12.5-inch Newtonian with rotating cage--Ergonomic mounts--Evaluation, quality testing, and optical aberrations--Junk collecting and working with modern materials--Appendix I: Web suppliers of telescope building parts and materials--Appendix II: Telescope-building books and websites--Appendix III: Polishing log--Appendix IV: Units and conversions
Control code
ocn646114038
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 204 p.
Isbn
9781441964144
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2010935731
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)646114038
Label
Amateur telescope making in the internet age : finding parts, getting help, and more, Robert L. Clark
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-196) and index
Contents
Introduction--To buy or build a telescope--Telescope types and designs--Build a good copyscope--The 80 mm refractor--Newtonian telescopes--The F17 4-inch refractor--Focusers, eyepieces, Barlows, and finders--Tubes--Building a 12.5-inch Newtonian with rotating cage--Ergonomic mounts--Evaluation, quality testing, and optical aberrations--Junk collecting and working with modern materials--Appendix I: Web suppliers of telescope building parts and materials--Appendix II: Telescope-building books and websites--Appendix III: Polishing log--Appendix IV: Units and conversions
Control code
ocn646114038
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 204 p.
Isbn
9781441964144
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
2010935731
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)646114038

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