Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine For Sale

Telescope mirror grinding machine / pottery wheel - CN ...

2021-3-4  Up for sale is my telescope mirror grinding machine / pottery wheel. I used this machine to grind a telescope mirror and it worked great. No more walking around the barrel. Could be adapted with an overarm for a fully automated grinding machine. $125 shipped to CONUSA. Includes 3D printed mirror holder (mirror blank not included as seen in ...

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Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

2001-4-12  MIRROR GRINDING MACHINE. I made my first mirror grinding and polishing machine over thirty years ago. It used the working principle of the machine illustrated at "A" Fig.3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. A bowl which rotated was

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Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Crusher Mills, Cone ...

Telescope mirror grinding machine Mirror making and optical testing The images below show the completed grinding machine in it's new garage in October 2001. GrindingPolishingMachine – LCAO. Telescope Making. Telescope Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine. After I had made the 41-cm telescope mirror by hand I had decided that I needed a ...

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Mirror grinding - Telescope making

2007-2-13  A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is

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Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

2006-9-26  Grinding and polishing your own mirrors is a long, arduous process. Instead of lapping the blank by hand, Laurie Hall built this mirror grinding machine from scratch.

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Telescope Mirrors Archives - Orion Optics

2021-11-15  Telescope Mirrors. At Orion Optics UK we pride ourselves on having some of the finest optical technicians anywhere in the world. The optics we produce are world renowned for being among the best available. Each optical surface is tested up to 29 times as it passes through its many processes of being turned from a blank piece of glass to a ...

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Mike's Telescope Workshop - mdpub

2021-7-28  I finally decided it was time to build a machine to help me grind the edges of the blanks true and round. This is my home-built edge grinding machine for grinding down my home-cast mirror blanks. Click to see the whole project. This is a 12.5 inch

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Large Thin Mirror Making - BBAstroDesigns

2012-7-3  In addition, a great deal of money will be saved: a finished 24" scope will set you back $7,000; grinding your own mirror and building the mount yourself will cost you $2,000. Amateurs have made mirrors up to 41" by hand. A grinding machine relieves the labor, but is not necessary. A 24" is the largest you can comfortably do solo.

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Parabolic telescope mirrors - R.F. Royce

2010-4-6  My mirrors are made to the following design and use specifications. Wavefront accuracy having an RMS of .032 and a Strehl Ratio of .96 or better at 633 nm for apertures up to 10" at f/5 or larger.Mirrors up to 16" and f/5 or larger have a wavefront

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM,

2006-3-6  Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder , any good info on this , i have a couple geared motors , low speed high torque. One more question ...will 1 1/2 shaft size

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Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

Telescope Formulas and Design Comparator. This page has formulas for many telescope and mirror parameters. It will calculate parameters for two different telescope designs and compare the results for you. It provides data to help in selecting a telescope, and also

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Telescope Mirror Blanks Manufacturer and Supplier ...

22" - 2.000". Telescope Mirror Blanks Made to Your Specifications. If one of our standard telescope mirror blanks isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, Advanced Glass can custom make a telescope mirror blank to your specifications. AGI can manufacture mirror blanks up to 40” in diameter. AGI can diamond machine ID holes into your mirror ...

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM,

2006-3-6  Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder , any good info on this , i have a couple geared motors , low speed high torque. One more question ...will 1 1/2 shaft size

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Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine

2001-4-12  MIRROR GRINDING MACHINE. I made my first mirror grinding and polishing machine over thirty years ago. It used the working principle of the machine illustrated at "A" Fig.3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. A bowl which rotated was

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Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

2006-9-26  Grinding and polishing your own mirrors is a long, arduous process. Instead of lapping the blank by hand, Laurie Hall built this mirror grinding machine from scratch.

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Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine Crusher Mills, Cone ...

Telescope mirror grinding machine Mirror making and optical testing The images below show the completed grinding machine in it's new garage in October 2001. GrindingPolishingMachine – LCAO. Telescope Making. Telescope Mirror Grinding and Polishing Machine. After I had made the 41-cm telescope mirror by hand I had decided that I needed a ...

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Mirror grinding - Telescope making

2007-2-13  A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is

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Parabolic telescope mirrors - R.F. Royce

2010-4-6  My mirrors are made to the following design and use specifications. Wavefront accuracy having an RMS of .032 and a Strehl Ratio of .96 or better at 633 nm for apertures up to 10" at f/5 or larger.Mirrors up to 16" and f/5 or larger have a wavefront

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Telescope Mirrors Archives - Orion Optics

2021-11-15  Telescope Mirrors. At Orion Optics UK we pride ourselves on having some of the finest optical technicians anywhere in the world. The optics we produce are world renowned for being among the best available. Each optical surface is tested up to 29 times as it passes through its many processes of being turned from a blank piece of glass to a ...

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Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

Telescope Formulas and Design Comparator. This page has formulas for many telescope and mirror parameters. It will calculate parameters for two different telescope designs and compare the results for you. It provides data to help in selecting a telescope, and also

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com ...

2016-9-14  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

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Telescope Mirror Blanks Manufacturer and Supplier ...

22" - 2.000". Telescope Mirror Blanks Made to Your Specifications. If one of our standard telescope mirror blanks isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, Advanced Glass can custom make a telescope mirror blank to your specifications. AGI can manufacture mirror blanks up to 40” in diameter. AGI can diamond machine ID holes into your mirror ...

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Telescope Mirrors for sale eBay

Celestron 2" XLT Diagonal Mirror (for SCT Telescope) 5 out of 5 stars. (3) 3 product ratings - Celestron 2" XLT Diagonal Mirror (for SCT Telescope) $169.99. Was: $219.95.

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Recommended sources of telescope mirrors - DIY

2011-7-17  Some time in the future I hope to build my own Newtonian telescope (OTA) but draw the line at grinding my own parabolic mirror (though who knows what I might do eventually). Therefore, I would like recommendations for suppliers of finished mirrors, please. I'm sure there must be others who are th...

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telescope mirror sale for Beginners and Professionals ...

Consider telescope mirror sale selections with unique features such as power-boasting lenses, moon filters, LED flashlights, star charts, and computerized mounts to make your viewing experiences way more comfortable and expedient. Some telescope mirror sale categories have an objective lens and high magnification to deliver quality and clear ...

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Mirror grinding - Telescope making

2007-2-13  A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror.It is cheaper, it is

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Telescope Mirrors for sale eBay

Celestron 2" XLT Diagonal Mirror (for SCT Telescope) 5 out of 5 stars. (3) 3 product ratings - Celestron 2" XLT Diagonal Mirror (for SCT Telescope) $169.99. Was: $219.95.

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Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com ...

2016-9-14  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

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Parabolic telescope mirrors - R.F. Royce

2010-4-6  My mirrors are made to the following design and use specifications. Wavefront accuracy having an RMS of .032 and a Strehl Ratio of .96 or better at 633 nm for apertures up to 10" at f/5 or larger.Mirrors up to 16" and f/5 or larger have a wavefront

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Amateur Telescope Making Main Page - Stellafane

Telescope Formulas and Design Comparator. This page has formulas for many telescope and mirror parameters. It will calculate parameters for two different telescope designs and compare the results for you. It provides data to help in selecting a telescope, and also

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Build your own telescope part 1: The mirror – Thomas ...

On the opposite, a shallow mirror (e.g. F/D = 8) will be performing very well on planets and the moon. The theory behind grinding is that you can remove glass as long as you use a material with a higher hardness. Telescope makers use silicon carbide powders

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Telescope - Reflectors Astromart

2005-10-15  Telescope - Reflectors. Orion XT8 or 10 dob. Old Style Dobsonian Wanted! 12.5" F4.8 Starsplitter Dob with Zambuto Mirror! Used Orion SkyQuest xx12i

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Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - ATM,

2006-3-6  Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder , any good info on this , i have a couple geared motors , low speed high torque. One more question ...will 1 1/2 shaft size

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Stellafane ATM:Mirror Making Myths

A 6" or 8" mirror should take about 40 to 80 hours of effort. While this is a non-trivial amount of time, the mirror can be completed in a few months, and certainly within a year. Most people work one to three hours a day on their mirror about one or two times a week. Homemade Mirrors are

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Obsession Telescopes / Optics

Obsession Telescopes feature primary mirrors made by two of the best established and most reputable optical companies serving the astronomy community today. Optical Mechanics Inc. (OMI) supplies Obsession with 12.5" to 25" aperture mirrors.

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Telescopes for Sale – Buy Telescopes from Telescope ...

Browse our huge range of telescopes for sale, including well-known brands like Celestron, Meade Instruments, Saxon, and Sky-Watcher. To make it easier for you to find the perfect telescope, we've categorised them based on their type, user level, usage, aperture, and brand, or feel free to contact us and we'll help you find the best telescope to ...

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