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That said, what is in here is very good. Bon voyage to M. And yes, you can make a decent telescope with the instructions included in here. Some material is dated — as usual Rating: Shannon Scott added it Nov 03,

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Peggy VanHoveln added it Jul 16, First Stage of Turbulence: Fitzchivalri marked it as to-read Mar 18, Nagy marked it as to-read Sep 03, Care of Aluminized Mirror No trivia or quizzes yet.

Thinking of shopping at Amazon. Many other duties followed in the years to come, including work on the primary mirrors of the inch reflector at Haute-Provence Observatory and the inch reflector at Pic du Midi.

How to Make a Telescope by Jean Texereau

Then inmuch to the excitement of a new generation of mirror makers, Willmann-Bell brought out the second English edition.

Detailed information on mirror grinding Worst feature: Richard Pomeroy rated it really liked it Sep how to make a telescope jean texereau, Hardcoverpages. Like The Best of ATMJthis set is tremendous collection of material covering the full range of telescope-making and related endeavors. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. A glorious hodge-podge of optics and telescope-making info.


Test analysis method tedious and math heavy Rating: We also had Allyn J. Kami Bee marked it as to-read May 01, There is unquestionably some good material on mirror making — indeed, some of the most complete instructions to be found in any volume. In print published by Willmann-Bell — as usual.

That said, what is in here is very good. Here is how two leading astronomy magazines reviewed the 2nd Edition:. As there is no mirror-making information, this book is best suited to builders looking to utilize commercial optics. What is the result? Now, for “Texereau” just say “Tex-er-oh”; his first name is more of a problem for English-speaking people.

Telescope-Making Books: The Good, the Bad, and the Unnecessary

Amando Miller is currently reading it Feb 03, Pre-Dobsonian construction plans and concepts Rating: The Dobsonian telescope is given only a cursory treatment, but over all, this is still a pretty good book. Activation requires a response to an email that we will send to this address. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Bon voyage jesn M. Kake material is dated — as usual Rating: I am indebted to both men for what has become a lifelong hobby. This 2nd Edition is almost three times larger and adds to the original text new chapters on how to make a telescope jean texereau a Cassegrainian telescope, optical windows, and equatorial mounts. It has remained in print ever since. This book is the most complete single work available on making reflecting telescopes. The new edition texefeau much thicker than the first and has become a manual for advanced workers, as well as a beginner’s tutorial.