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2.1 Materials
2.2 Preparation
2.3 Rough Grinding
2.4 Checking the sagitta
2.5 Finishing rough grinding
2.6 Fine grinding and smoothing
2.7 Testing the focal length and the mirror surface
2.8 Pitfalls during grinding and smoothing
2.9 Records
3.1 Preparing the pitch
3.2 Preparing the pitch lab (pitch tool)
3.3 Polishing
4.1 The Foucault or knife-edge test
4.2 Interpretation of the Foucault images
4.3 The fringe and their interpretation
4.5 Aluminizing
5.1 The telescope tube
5.2 The mirror cell
5.3 The diagonal and its holder
5.4 The eyepiece
5.5 The eyepiece/diagonal support assembly
6. Telescope Mounts
7.1 Collimation (Aligning the mirrors)
7.2 Setting up and using the telescope
7.3 Troubleshooting
7.4 Care and maintenance of the telescope
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How to Build a Telescope

How to Build a Telescope

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Published by: bartender10 on Apr 21, 2012
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