On the construction of a silvered glass telescope

fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography.
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Smithsonian institution , [Washington
Astronomy., Reflecting telescopes., Astronomical photogr
StatementBy Henry Draper ...
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to knowledge., [vol. XIV, art. 4], Smithsonian contributions to knowledge ;, v. 14, art. 4., Smithsonian publication ;, 180.
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LC ClassificationsQ11 .S68 vol. 14
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Pagination2 p.l., 55 p.
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LC Control Numbers 13000064

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the construction and use of a silvered glass telescope. The construction of a reflecting telescope capable of showing every celestial object now known, is not a very difficult task. It demands principally perseverance and careful observation of minutiæ.

On the construction of a silvered glass telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography.

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adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86ACited by: 1. On the construction of a silvered glass telescope. Washington, Smithsonian Institution, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All On the construction of a silvered glass telescope book / Contributors: Henry Draper; G W Ritchey; Smithsonian Institution.

Silvering is the chemical process of coating a non-conductive substrate such as glass with a reflective substance, to produce a the metal is often silver, the term is used for the application of any reflective metal.

Most common household mirrors are "back-silvered" or "second-surface", meaning that the light reaches the reflective layer after passing through the glass.

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glass mirrors. Draper obtained the first photograph of a nebula in Septem using an inch Clark refractor. InDraper wrote an extensive monograph entitled “On the construction of a silvered glass telescope, fifteen and a half inches in aperture, and its use in celestial photography”.File Size: KB.

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ritchey. Warning message Important Note. The Corning Museum of Glass is temporarily closed as we do our part to limit the spread of COVID All previously scheduled classes, events, and programs are cancelled until further notice. George Willis Ritchey was an American astronomer, inventor, optician, and telescope maker.

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He was not only one of the greatest designers of Telescope Optical Systems, but also he was a visionary whose ideas were too radical for the age in which he lived. The gallery and observing bridge are also seen. Foucault, Marseilles, and the Silvered-Glass Reflecting Telescope in certain directions65, the mistral lifting one of the turret doors off its flimsy hinges66, and the installation of curtains to shield out nearby gas lights (Le Verrier approved the cloths).

There was also an accident to the Cited by: Engineering, Design and Construction of String Telescopes is Albert Highe’s second book on telescope first, Engineering, Design and Construction of Portable Newtonian Telescopes (Willmann-Bell) provided an overview of the engineering and materials science fundamentals, and a simplified product development process, applicable to building any telescope.

A new sister exhibit is now on display in the Special Collections Reading Room through May Featured in the two cases are items that highlight the culture of astronomy and some of mankind’s most brilliant minds, such as Albert Einstein and Steven Hawking, who.

His monograph “On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope /2 Inches in Aperture, and Its Use in Celestial Photography,” published in at the request of Joseph Henry, provided a detailed description of his techniques and became the standard reference on telescope making.

As a result of this three-year collaboration between authors David Kriege and Richard Berry, experienced and well-known telescope makers, you now have the opportunity to build a high-performance telescope from 14 inches to 40 inches aperture based on the thoroughly tested designs described in this book.

Thinner glass is perfectly well to work with, as long as the glass is supported properly in the finished telescope. Thinner glass is less expensive and reduces the overall weight of the telescope. To reduce the cost further, the Tool Glass doesn't have to be as thick as the Mirror Glass.

Sizes available: 1" (mm) to 25" (mm) diameter. Contents include a copy of a book describing the original scientific aims of the telescope, images of the staff that have and will play a role in its construction and a poster of an ELT visualisation.

42 - On the Construction of a Silvered Glass Telescope by Henry Draper. 43 - Letters on Astronomy by Denison Olmsted. 44 - Lectures on Stellar Statistics by C.

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Charlier. 45 - Astronomical Lore in Chaucer by Florence M. Grimm. 46 - Astronomical Curiosities: Facts and Fallacies by J. Ellard Gore. A telescoping mailing tube will have an inner tube that slides freely into the outer tube. Cut two pieces from the inner tube, approximately 1 to inches ( to 4 centimeters), to create.

Amateur Telescope Making Book 3 A Optical Production Methods and Machinery 1 A.1 Grinding and Polishing Machines 3 A Ritchey's Description of His Machines 8 A.2 Machine Polishing Mirrors 17 A Types of Machines 18 A Continuous Polishing 20 A Figure Obtained by Machine Polishing 20 A Polishing Face-up   To see all the way back to the first lights turning on in the universe, the telescope needs a mirror much bigger than Hubble’s meter disk of silvered glass.

It must also be very cold. Calver followed Browning's example and issued a congruent trade publication, 'Hints on Silvered-Glass Reflecting Telescopes' which ran to six editions by Calver's telescopes and mountings are broadly similar in design and construction to Browning's, but evolved into a somewhat sleeker and more elegant form by the early 's.

Consider how a telescope works from a wave perspective, using Huygens principle.

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A plane-wave of light arrives at the front of the telescope. From each point on this wave, according to Huygens principle, electromagnetic waves spread out in every direction.

In most directions they destructively interfere. But at the focus, waves arriving everywhere. Engineering, Design and Construction of Portable Newtonian Telescopes, Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Volume 1 Optics, Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Volume 2 Mechanica, A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers, Amateur Telescope Making, The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal, Build Your Own Telescope, The Dobsonian Telescope, How to Make a Telescope.

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This book will not replace specialized scienti?c and technical texts. But we hope that it will be useful for astronomers, managers, and systems engineers who seek a basic understanding of the underlying principles of telescope making, and for s- cialists who wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamental requirements and approaches of their 3/5(1).

Barlow lens: Optical element to increase the telescope's focal length and magnification, narrow the field of view and reduce coma distortion, providing opposite effects of a telecompressor.

Astronomical filter: Used to select specific colors (or light frequencies) for astrophotography. Michael F. Ashby is a Cambridge University professor about new (and old) materials. By accident, I found his textbook about engineering materials Vol.

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The book is of course illustrated.useful compromise for a first telescope. The thickness of the bolt makes it very strong and steady; no vibrations in this secondary! I recommend a slightly oversized secondary mirror for this telescope.

Use a 1 1/2" secondary if this is your first telescope. The extra large secondary mirror will allow for less-than perfect Size: KB.