Joy of Mirror Making: Polishing - BBAstroDesigns Polishing a mirror is one of the great joys you will experience as a maker and builder. It& 39;s also arguably the most accurate surface made by man or machine. If the mirror is expanded to the size of a football field then the mirror’s surface will be smooth to 1/1000 inch or 1/30 millimeter
Homemade GEM german equatorial telescope mount - how I made The design is also dictated by the tools I have. I own a 7x12 mini lathe and a micro-mill so I& 39;m not going to be making 24 inch worm wheels. My DIY observatory telescope mount has one key advantage over most commercial amateur telescope mounts. The majority of telescope mounts you can buy are designed with a certain element of portability in mind.
How to Make Your Own Telescope Mirror - Instructables How to Make Your Own Telescope Mirror: Fig 1 This is a large piece of glass a woman off Craigslist gave me. It was 40"x40" and 0.75" thick. Its what I decided to use to make the mirror. Cutting it into smaller sections can be difficult but scoring it with a glass cutter and tapping t
Curve generation with milling machine short impression This video shows how a spherial curve can be generated in a 450mm telescope blank using a standard milling machine and a diamond tool. The mirror is placed in a rotating bowl of water and the
Infrared Dawn: The Next Space Telescope Will Be Hubble x 100 On a rainy Monday morning in early 2014 Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland joined NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on a stage at NASA’s Goddard Spaceflight Center in Greenbelt Maryland to congratulate the team building the James Webb Space Telescope on having cleared a hurdle familiar to
Telescope Making Supplies Willmann-Bell is pleased to offer precision inverse gratings at reasonable prices so that you can make that perfect mirror. For less than the cost of doing it yourself you can get a precision grating that has been individually shot using one of the sharpest lenses available a 55mm Auto Micro Nikkor f/3.5 mounted on a heavy vibration damping
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Mike& 39;s Telescope Workshop I finally decided it was time to build a machine to help me grind the edges of the blanks true and round. This is my home-built edge grinding machine for grinding down my home-cast mirror blanks. Click to see the whole project. This is a 12.5 inch diameter 1.5 inch thick light-weight honeycomb-back telescope mirror blank that I made myself.
A Photovisual Maksutov Cassegrain Telescope The telescope uses a 3-element design with a separate secondary mirror. This design form is often referred to as a Rumak or Sigler Maksutov. Design work began in September 1997 with the actual work on the optics beginning in December and being completed except for final testing in March 1998.
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