Introduction: My Second Telescope

Picture of My Second Telescope

This is my second telescope made form plastic tube and two mirrors.

 To build the telescope you will need 
> 2 mirrors
> 1 plastic tube
> hot glue
> optic 

Comments

tankbuster12 (author)2011-08-03

hey thats cool

lemonie (author)2011-07-23


Where did you get the mirrors?

L

bakermiro (author)lemonie2011-07-23

i cut them from one big mirror
the big mirror cost 4$

lemonie (author)bakermiro2011-07-23


A convex mirror or a flat one?

L

bakermiro (author)lemonie2011-07-25

flat mirror

lemonie (author)bakermiro2011-07-25


If it's flat then this isn't a (reflecting) telescope. (see georgeATM's comment)

L

bakermiro (author)lemonie2011-07-23

please rate

georgeATM (author)2011-07-25

Telescopes require at least one curved mirror to achieve magnification and/or light gathering power. Wouldn't this be more accurately classified as a periscope?

nikon20 (author)2011-07-22

this is a interesting little scope keep up the good work

bakermiro (author)nikon202011-07-23

please rate

About This Instructable

8,066views

9favorites

License:

More by bakermiro:How to make chat with command prompt (cmd)My second telescopeMy cardboard airplane
Add instructable to: