HOMEMADE DOBSONIAN TELESCOPE

Here you can see all three of the Dobsonian telescopes I've constructed, with the most recent on the left.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - Here you can see all three of the Dobsonian telescopes I've constructed, with the most recent on the left.

Build a Dobsonian Telescope

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - Build a Dobsonian Telescope

Craftsmanship: Telescopes can be works of art ...

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - Craftsmanship: Telescopes can be works of art ...

Picture of FIRST LIGHT ...

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope: 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Picture of FIRST LIGHT ...

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope: 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope -

How to Build a Dobsonian Telescope at Home -

... rough but functional appearance.

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - ... rough but functional appearance.

Our Finsihed Newtonain

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - Our Finsihed Newtonain

Homemade Dobsonian ...

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homemade dobsonian telescope with wood :)

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Since you are reading this, you are probably considering to build your own Dobsonian telescope. This page provides detailed plans and instructions how to ...

Plans for a Dobsonian telescope - Since you are reading this, you are probably considering to build your own Dobsonian telescope. This page provides detailed plans and instructions how to ...

Adjustable Cradle Rocker Box

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - Adjustable Cradle Rocker Box

... Picture of Building the Scope ...

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope: 5 Steps (with Pictures) - ... Picture of Building the Scope ...

Karl Jansky's Amazing Homemade ...

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Allen Malsbury 16" truss dobsonian

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Transparent Newtonian

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Some Technical Data

Dr. Erhard Hänssgen's 42 inch (107 cm) Dobsonian Telescope - Some Technical Data

How To Build a Dobsonian Telescope: DIY Astronomy Project -

20" Homemade Dobsonian Telescope - #Dobsonian #Telescopes

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A homemade Dobsonian telescope at AstroAssembly 2007 -

Every primary telescope mirror has a fixed focal length that's usually 4 to 6 times the width of the mirror. When you add the minimum distance from the ...

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - Every primary telescope mirror has a fixed focal length that's usually 4 to 6 times the width of the mirror. When you add the minimum distance from the ...

13 Inch Homemade Dobsonian Telescope As it was at First Light 2001

Looking Back - 13 Inch Homemade Dobsonian Telescope As it was at First Light 2001

I built my 12.75-inch Dob for less than $700 — much less than a comparable commercially made scope would have cost. But is making your own scope always a ...

Telescope Economics: To Build or To Buy? - Gary Seronik - I built my 12.75-inch Dob for less than $700 — much less than a comparable commercially made scope would have cost. But is making your own scope always a ...

Epic Homemade ...

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Homemade Dobsonian at Heart of America Star Party

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The ...

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My finished 16-inch Dobson telescope. Photo by Carrie Fay Amaro.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - My finished 16-inch Dobson telescope. Photo by Carrie Fay Amaro.

16" Dobsonian Telescope - Album on Imgur -

Homemade 8" Dobsonian

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An 8in. f/6 Dobsonian telescope

Mike's Telescope Workshop - An 8in. f/6 Dobsonian telescope

Epic Homemade 22 Inch Binocular Telescope. 12.25-inch ...

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Beautiful Lightweight Dob - #Telescopes #Dobsonian

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14.25 inch f/5 Dobsonian telescope

Tom's Homemade Telescope Page - 14.25 inch f/5 Dobsonian telescope

Pioneered by John Dobson in the 1960s, the instrument combines a Newtonian reflector telescope with a unique two-axis movable base.

How To Make DIY Dobsonian Telescope – DIY Astronomy Project | Sia ... - Pioneered by John Dobson in the 1960s, the instrument combines a Newtonian reflector telescope with a unique two-axis movable base.

Index -

The 8" Guide Scope

Telescope and Equipment - The 8" Guide Scope

Picture of BUILDING a DOBSONIAN TELESCOPE MOUNT ...

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Dobsonian telescope

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Trus tubes

Dr. Erhard Hänssgen's 42 inch (107 cm) Dobsonian Telescope - Trus tubes

... "looks like a cannon," but the above is really a ten-inch (measured by the diameter of the objective) Newtonian telescope that almost anybody can build.

Dobsonian Telescope Plans - ... "looks like a cannon," but the above is really a ten-inch (measured by the diameter of the objective) Newtonian telescope that almost anybody can build.

Close-up of mount for 130mm refractor showing the side bearings attached to the mounting rings, the counterweights in the cradle box, and the legs made out ...

Refractor Homemade Dobsonian-Style Mounts - Close-up of mount for 130mm refractor showing the side bearings attached to the mounting rings, the counterweights in the cradle box, and the legs made out ...

Featured Telescopes

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... the Telescope Deep Space 3, ready to play

A homemade 12 inch dob lightweight telescope, DS-3 - ... the Telescope Deep Space 3, ready to play

How to Build a Dobsonian Telescope.

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Homemade Dobsonian at 2010 Golden State Star Party

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A view of the bottom of the mirror cell with the primary mirror in place.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - A view of the bottom of the mirror cell with the primary mirror in place.

Image of TJ2, Bob's 20-inch Telescope

Bob Bunge's TJ2 - Story of a 20-inch Dobsonian Telescope, the ... - Image of TJ2, Bob's 20-inch Telescope

So why do people build Dobsonians (like the one at left) more often than GEMS (the one below)? Probably because many people have woodworking equipment but ...

Reflector telescopes - So why do people build Dobsonians (like the one at left) more often than GEMS (the one below)? Probably because many people have woodworking equipment but ...

A Dobsonian "sidewalk" telescope

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The Telescopes and Equipment The 25" f/5 Dobsonian Telescope from Obsession Telescopes and 12.5" f/4.8 Homemade Dobsonian Telescope with Primary Mirror from ...

Telescope and Equipment - The Telescopes and Equipment The 25" f/5 Dobsonian Telescope from Obsession Telescopes and 12.5" f/4.8 Homemade Dobsonian Telescope with Primary Mirror from ...

... Picture of The Parts and Budget ...

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope: 5 Steps (with Pictures) - ... Picture of The Parts and Budget ...

steampunk dobsonian

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An amateur built Dobsonian telescope of moderate size.

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Olivier Lemaire "Saturne" 8" (200mm) f/5.2 equatorial fork-mount square-tube | Telescopes by ATMs | Telescope, Diy telescope, Astronomy

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Refractor Homemade Dobsonian-Style Mounts -

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Build Your own Dobsonian Telescope

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Homemade 12.5-Inch Dobsonian with Ceravolo Mirror

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Trailer: The telescope ...

Dr. Erhard Hänssgen's 42 inch (107 cm) Dobsonian Telescope - Trailer: The telescope ...

The Binocular Telescope: DIY Rally 2007, Part 9 -

Webster Telescopes - Large Dobsonian Telescopes Diy Telescope, Hubble Space Telescope, Stargazing, Astronomy

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The 25" f/5 Dobsonian Telescope from Obsession Telescopes and 12.5" f/4.8 Homemade Dobsonian Telescope with Primary Mirror from Lightholder Optics

Telescope and Equipment - The 25" f/5 Dobsonian Telescope from Obsession Telescopes and 12.5" f/4.8 Homemade Dobsonian Telescope with Primary Mirror from Lightholder Optics

How to build a Dobsonian telescope (Part Three) - YouTube -

Adjustable Cradle

Stellafane: Build a Dobsonian Telescope - Adjustable Cradle

Enormous: Utah man Mike Clements stands proudly aloft his 35-feet tall telescope he

Utah truckdriver builds worlds largest amateur telescope | Daily ... - Enormous: Utah man Mike Clements stands proudly aloft his 35-feet tall telescope he

Build Your Own Dobsonian Telescope -

A closeup look at the bolts and threaded plates for attaching the secondary cage to the trusses.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - A closeup look at the bolts and threaded plates for attaching the secondary cage to the trusses.

Question: ...

Dr. Erhard Hänssgen's 42 inch (107 cm) Dobsonian Telescope - Question: ...

Telescope making books and other published information[edit]

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dobsonian telescope

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Homemade Telescope

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Refractor Homemade Dobsonian-Style Mounts -

TJ at Astrofest,

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Eight and six tube systems

Jan van Gastel: Building five 12 inch lightweight Dobsonian telescopes - Eight and six tube systems

Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Mike Clements with his homemade 70-inch telescope

Utah man builds largest amateur telescope on record - The Salt Lake ... - Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Mike Clements with his homemade 70-inch telescope

Edward Dean's Dobsonian

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Figure 2 Homemade Dobsonian

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An example of a “sling” style mirror cell design.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - An example of a “sling” style mirror cell design.

Deep Space 3, the Telescope, torn down ...

A homemade 12 inch dob lightweight telescope, DS-3 - Deep Space 3, the Telescope, torn down ...

Stargazer ...

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Picture of Building the Scope ...

Homemade 12.5 Inch Dobsonian Telescope: 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Picture of Building the Scope ...

A 17.5in. f/4.5 Dobsonian telescope

Mike's Telescope Workshop - A 17.5in. f/4.5 Dobsonian telescope

Homemade Dobsonian Telescope - #Dobsonian #Telescopes

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Amateur telescope making

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Hexonian 6 Printable Dobsonian Telescope

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How To Make DIY Telescope - Experiment At Home

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Dobsonian Telescope

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18 Inch Dobsonian Telescope

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Marshal Holman originally ground the mirror and mounted the optics in this optical tube assembly. Sonotube, with a huge mirror box with 3/4-inch plywood, ...

Bob Bunge's TJ2 - Story of a 20-inch Dobsonian Telescope, the ... - Marshal Holman originally ground the mirror and mounted the optics in this optical tube assembly. Sonotube, with a huge mirror box with 3/4-inch plywood, ...

How to build a telescope – Crayford Focuser – 10″ Dobsonian

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The spider and secondary mirror mounted within the secondary cage.

Build a Backyard Dobsonian Telescope - The spider and secondary mirror mounted within the secondary cage.

DIY GOTO telescope mount. - YouTube -

I have to admit that I'm hooked on telescope making. After I finished my high school in 2006 I needed to start a new project. I was thinking different ...

Amateur Telescope Making - I have to admit that I'm hooked on telescope making. After I finished my high school in 2006 I needed to start a new project. I was thinking different ...

Awesome ...

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Skywatcher 10 inch Dobsonian.

DIY: Building a Dobsonian Telescope At Home - Skywatcher 10 inch Dobsonian.

Homemade 8" Dobsonian Telescope

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10-inch homemade dobsonian reflector

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