Archive for date: July 2, 2005

How to Build a Telescope

July 2, 2005 | Amateur Science, My Projects | By: Mark VandeWettering

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. 🙂