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Levenhuk SkyMatic 135 GTA Telescope Review. Let's talk about the optics. The small focal ratio of the telescope grants high precision during the primary mirror manufacturing process. The optical design includes one more (flat) mirror that points the light rays reflected from the primary mirror out to .

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Mirror blank kit - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum - Cloudy Nights

Jun 23, 2014 · Mirror blank kit - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Could somebody please point me to a source where I can purchase a kit for grinding a 6" mirror for a Newtonian type telescope.

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Slotted Block for the Mirror-o-Matic telescope mirror ...

This is a slotted block for the Mirror-o-Matic telescope mirror grinding and polishing machine.by Dennis Rech. You can look at for the information, plans and operations manual. All size parameters can be adjusted, as well as the diameter of the target mirror.

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Slotted Block for the Mirror-o-Matic telescope mirror ...

Slotted Block for the Mirror-o-Matic telescope mirror grinding machine by AlexeyBobkov is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license. Give a Shout Out If you print this Thing and display it in public proudly give attribution by printing and displaying this tag.

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com ...

Telescope Mirror Blanks Providing telescope mirror blanks and kits to telescope makers. Mirror blanks are individually tested for internal strain. Plastic protractor inserted under a 6 inch mirror blank during a stress test, to illustrate what stress would look like - if there were any present.

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Mirror Grinding Machine | Hackaday

Sep 26, 2006 · Solid concept, but there is a reason telescope mirrors are made by hand — machines are too regular, whereas humans are random and flawed. the problem with a machine is that it .

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M-o-M Free Preview

Mirror-o-Matic was designed to be a very low cost astronomical mirror grinding, polishing and figuring machine. Its attributes are: 1. It can be built for somewhere between $200 and $400. 2. It is constructed of hardware store items and it needs no machined parts. 3. It is constructed primarily of 3/4 inch plywood and has few close tolerances. 4.

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Mirror-O-Matic - Dr. Debug

Oct 17, 2009 · Mirror-O-Matic Overview. When I started into astronomy back in the late fall of 1999 I had purchased my 1st telescope. This was a 4.5" Newtonian on a equatorial mount. This was a great scope for about a year, then aperture fever kicked in. I did a lot of research on the Internet looking for information on telescopes.

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Telescope Making Supplies

Willmann-Bell's silicon carbide is the very best optical grade available. Every step during the manufacture and packaging is controlled to ensure the high purity and scratch free qualities sought by the precision optical worker. Accurately graded sizes from 40 to 500 grit are stocked.

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How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks.

I have been casting my own telescope mirror blanks for a few years now. How I do it is explained elsewhere on this web site. The casting process leaves the blanks slightly oversize, and the edges of the blanks rough, and not quite perfectly round. I have tried various methods of cleaning up the edges of .

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Physics for Kids: Telescopes - Ducksters

Kids learn about telescopes in the science of physics including lenses, mirrors, refracting, reflecting, the history, and the Hubble Space Telescope. Physics for Kids: Telescopes Parents and Teachers : Support Ducksters by following us on or .

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A Mirror O Matic machine | telescopes | Diy telescope ...

Casting a Large, Light-Weight Telescope Mirror From Recycled Glass: The first photo below shows a 12.5 inch diameter, 1.5 inch thick, telescope mirror blank, made from recycled glass, that has been lightened by casting the mirror in a mold that made lots of hexagon-shaped pockets in the back of the mirror.

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Jan van Gastel: Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making machine

On the picture below the machine is fine grinding an 8 inch mirror with an 71% tool (143 mm diameter) and 9 micron aluminium oxyde. The bent lines on the mirror are the effect of the tool turning - with respect to the mirror - faster at the central part of the mirror as compared to the edge zones.

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com ...

Telescope Mirror Blanks Providing telescope mirror blanks and kits to telescope makers. Mirror blanks are individually tested for internal strain. Plastic protractor inserted under a 6 inch mirror blank during a stress test, to illustrate what stress would look like - if there were any present.

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Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks. How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks. I borrowed a few ideas from the Mirror-O-Matic mirror grinding machine, particularly how to mount the turntable on top of the pulley. Anyone building machinery for cold-working glass should have a look at the MOM web site and plans.

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The 10 inch mirror completed and aluminized. | Wizard ...

Telescope Mirror Making: Part Rough Grinding This is part 2 of my video series documenting grinding and polishing a inch telescope mirror. I'm using a spin or fixed post grinding machine. This video shows a few initial stages of making a primary mirror for a telescope. After hogging the mirror blank to depth, the rough grinding stage begins.

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mirror o matic - DIY Astronomer - Stargazers Lounge

Mar 04, 2012 · Mirror-O-Matic : This list is for discussion about the "Mirror-o-Matic" telescope mirror grinding machine, as developed by Dennis Rech. James. It seems that a long time ago I registered with Yahoo. I can't remember doing so, but worked it out when I tried to use my DP username and it said it was not available and it liked one of my (previously ...

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Jan van Gastel: Making a mirror-o-matic mirror making machine

On the picture below the machine is fine grinding an 8 inch mirror with an 71% tool (143 mm diameter) and 9 micron aluminium oxyde. The bent lines on the mirror are the effect of the tool turning - with respect to the mirror - faster at the central part of the mirror as compared to the edge zones.

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Zambuto Optical Company - Newtonian Telescope Mirrors

Zambuto Optical Company is a manufacturer of world-class Newtonian primary mirrors. Since 1997 the Zambuto mirror has been setting a performance benchmark in the premium telescope industry against which others are measured, and against which others measure themselves.

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"Astronomy" Telescopes, Dobsonian Kits, Telescope Mirrors ...

Astronomy telescopes and Dobsonian telescope kits, parabolic primary mirrors, secondary elliptical flat mirrors, eyeieces, barlow lenses, filters, finder scopes and Telrad sights. Telescope mirrors, equipment for astro photography, focusers and spiders, star diagonals for dobsonians. Optics special offers.

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Mirror-O-Matic simulation - YouTube

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Jul 23, 2010 · This is a Sketchup movie of a telescope mirror grinding machine known as the "Mirror-O-Matic 20". On only the business end (mirror, overarm, excentric cam) is shown.

Turned down edge? - ATM, Optics and DIY Forum - Cloudy Nights

Mar 06, 2018 · Page 1 of 3 - Turned down edge? - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hi, Im new to Cloudy Nights and am currently polishing/figuring my first telescope mirror. 8, f5.9. It is currently well polished and near to a sphere. I am doing ronchi testing and trying to interpret the images. My main question is do I have a turned down edge or is there something about how I am photographing the .

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TELESCOPE MIRROR ALUMINISING - Telescopes & Astronomy

A better way of showing how accurate a telescope mirror is by Strehl. The strehl percentage indicates the amount of light which is returned by the mirror, within the central peak of the Airy Disk. One of the most expensive mirror makers around is R. F. Royce. R. F. Royce does not let his mirrors out unless they have a strehl of at least 96%.

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Buy Levenhuk SkyMatic 127 GT MAK Telescope in online shop ...

Levenhuk SkyMatic 127 GT MAK is a powerful, yet compact, Maksutov Cassegrain telescope that yields detailed, high quality views of the lunar surface, planetary disks, binary stars and compact nebulae. With a relatively large aperture and standard 1.

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Wooden Telescope Part 1: the Mirror: 14 Steps (with Pictures)

A telescope mirror requires an extreme surface precision. However, you will see that this quality is most of the time best achieved by hand rather than machine polishing. This is part of the reason why some people prefer building their own mirror instead of buying a cheap instrument.

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror grinding machine - SkyBadger

Mirror-o-Matic mirror grinding machine. Index. Introduction. The mirror machine came to me as a result of astronomical horse-trading, swapping a large GEM mount and a 8" Newtonian OTA for the machine as it was and a start kit consisting of two 6" blanks and the grit, rouge and pitch to manufacture a mirror.

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Amazon: telescope mirrors

Telescope Mirror Set - 102mm Primary & 38mm X 27mm Secondary + Cells. 4.0 out of 5 stars 1. More Buying Choices $24.99 (1 new offer) SVBONY 1.25 inches 90 Degree Zenith Diagonal Mirror for Refractor and Cassegrain Telescopes Astronomical Telescope. 4.2 out of 5 stars 26.

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Mirrors Webb/NASA

Folding Mirrors. The Webb Telescope team also decided to build the mirror in segments on a structure which folds up, like the leaves of a drop-leaf table, so that it can fit into a rocket.The mirror would then unfold after launch. Each of the 18 hexagonal-shaped mirror segments is 1.32 meters (4.3 feet) in diameter, flat to flat.

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Company Seven | The Criterion Dynascope RV-6 Telescope

The 'Dyn-O-Matic' drive clutch provides the user with the capability to have the telescope motor turned on with the telescope tracking automatically, then the user can grasp the telescope optical tube and manually move it across the sky without the Worm Gear restricting the movement.

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