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2Jul/050

How to Build a Telescope

Courtesy of the Make blog, here are some instructions on building a very simple refracting telescope. I've done something like this before by scavenging lenses from broken binoculars I find a flea markets and mounting them into lengths of PVC pipe. Of course real telescope makers grind their own mirrors. 🙂