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    Default Hello Astronomy Forum Members.



    I'm a guy interested in telescopes and how to build them.
    i specifically want to learn how to make one from scratch to learn the in's and out's of the entire thing.

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    Hi,
    There is a ton of info out there. You can find answers to ATM questions here. I would recommend looking for an astronomy club in your area. They may have members experienced in telescope making. Good luck and welcome.

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    microview ,Thank you for your kind response and helpful post.
    I certainly will do that my friend happy posting!.

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    Hi and welcome to our forums, as said have a wee look at our ATM forum, lot of good stuff in there.

    Clear Skies

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    Welcome to the forums, you should certainly find what you need!
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    hi and welcome to the forums.
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    Welcome to the forum-- check out the Telescope Making Forum-- clear skies!
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    Welcome to the forum, if you don’t already have it down load Stellarium you will find it very helpful and it is free program. Enjoy the night ski and clear skies to you.
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    I am just getting into astronomy with my kids. I have a Bushnell 3” reflector with a 20mm and a 4mm E/P, along and Tasco Starguide 4 with a 20mm and a 10mm E/P.
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    Hello John, and welcome to the forum !

    Enjoy your stay and clear skies


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    Thank you for your warm welcome, I certainly will take your advise.

 

 

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