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A manual for amateur telescope makers

with detailed plans to construct three different telescopes

by Karine Lecleire

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

    Subjects:
  • Telescopes -- Design and construction -- Amateurs" manuals

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Karine and Jean-Marc Lecleire ; translated and adapted from French by Christopher A. Bechtler ; with a foreword by Jean Texereau.
    GenreAmateurs" manuals.
    ContributionsLecleire, Jean-Marc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB88 .L4313 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3683962M
    ISBN 100943396794
    LC Control Number2003044425
    OCLC/WorldCa51770244

      The Definitive Newtonian Reflector Amateur astronomers and telescope makers have debated from time immemorial the advantages and disadvantages of different telescope designs. In particular, mountains of hard copy and electronic articl. The First Time Telescope User's Guide will teach you how to use your new telescope correctly. You will learn how to align the finder, how to calculate the power of your eyepieces, how to pick a good observing site, how much power is too much power, and what telescope accessories you really need. This free telescope beginners guide helps people who have a manual telescope or a computerized.

    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 [Book Review] Article (PDF Available) in IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine 16(5) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

    Sequel to Amateur Telescope Making, Book One. illus. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller 3. Amateur Telescope Making, Advanced (Book Two) Ingalls, Albert G., Ed. Published by Scientific American (). A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers with Detailed Plans ~ A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers—With Detailed Plans to Construct Three Different Telescopes is the first comprehensive mirrormaking manual to appear in the English language in over 40 years The theme of this book is the fabrication of both the optics and mechanical parts for three different telescopes.


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Using the three different telescope designs mentioned above, it introduces the reader to progressively more demanding concepts and techniques.5/5(2). A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers—With Detailed Plans to Construct Three Different Telescopes is the first comprehensive mirror-making manual to appear in the English language in over 40 years.

The theme of this book is the fabrication of both the optics and mechanical parts for three different telescopes. A "Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers" on the other hand, is more in the tradition of Jean Texereau's classic, "How to Make a Telescope", but is a far more readable and modern format.

Using the three different telescope designs mentioned above, it introduces the reader to progressively more demanding concepts and techniques.5/5. A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers by Karine and Jean-Marc Lecleire. I’m surprised this book isn’t better known, given its relatively recent vintage.

It gives A manual for amateur telescope makers book information on mirror grinding and on building three different telescopes, including a.

A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers. $ This is the first comprehensive mirror-making manual to appear in the English language in over 40 years. The theme of this book is the fabrication of both the optics and mechanical parts for three different telescopes. and a telescope window.

This book is arranged into four parts. The first. 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. A manual for amateur telescope makers: with detailed plans to construct three different telescopes.

Amateur telescope making is the activity of building telescopes as a hobby, as opposed to being a paid r telescope makers (sometimes called ATMs) build their instruments for personal enjoyment of a technical challenge, as a way to obtain an inexpensive or personally customized telescope, or as a research tool in the field of astronomy.

A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers Richmond, VA Willmann-Bell ISBN: First Published in English in ; Original French Edition Has detailed plans to construct three different telescopes. Covers all aspects of mirror making, and directions for making diagonal flats, perforated primaries and optical windows.

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A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers: With Detailed Plans to Construct Three Different Telescopes Hardcover – Apr 1 by Karine Lecleire (Author), Jean-Marc Lecleire (Author), Jean Texereau (Foreword), & out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 5/5(1). Outstanding guide for constructing a Dobsonian Telescope. If you've ever considered making your own large telescope, this book is the definitive tome.

It discusses the practical considerations for building a large amateur telescope with materials mostly available at hardware stores. 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 underlying ideas are carefully explained. ( pages) If you want to build a big telescope on the cheap, this is the book. Although some information is a little dated, the concept behind all the components makes a lot of sense structurally.

I was fourteen when I bought and read this for the first time, and for my age I found it very easy to follow on most of the construction of the parts/5. [34] A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers: With Detailed Plans to Construct Three Different Telescopes A Manual for Amateur Karine Lecleire, Jean-Marc Lecleire epub A Manual for Amateur Karine Lecleire, Jean-Marc Lecleire pdf download A Manual for Amateur Karine Lecleire, Jean-Marc Lecleire pdf file A Manual for Amateur Karine Lecleire, Jean-Marc Lecleire audiobook A Manual for.

Telescope Books The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes. This book tells how you can build a state-of-the-art Dobsonian telescope using readily available materials and supplies. Every step of construction is detailedin photographs and diagrams, and the underlying ideas are carefully explained.

An entire generation of amateur telescope makers contributed their best insights and refinements to Dobson's original design.

Today's Dobsonians are larger, lighter,and more precise than ever before. For example, it is possible to build a telescope of 20 inches aperture that is compact enough to transp/5(44). What are the 'Mush Have' books for ATM? - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hey gang at CN, I would like to know what books are a must have for an amateur telescope maker?

I am interested in mirror grinding predominantly but would also like to know design books as well. My current library includes: Amateur Telescope Making Vol 1 - Ingalls Star Testing Astronomical Telescope 2nd EdSince the invention of the telescope about years ago, telescope making has always had an amateur component.

Some amateur telescope makers were fascinated by the process itself, while others (like the great observer of the night sky, William Herschel) became amateur telescope makers as a means to their ultimate objective of exploration.Buy A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers: With Detailed Plans to Construct Three Different Telescopes by Lecleire, Karine, Lecleire, Jean-Marc, Suiter, Harold Richard, Texereau, Jean, Bechtler, Christopher A.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1).