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I just heard that the iconic telescope maker & optician Jean Texereau passed away a month ago today in France, at the age of Jean Texereau Biography – – Jean Texereau Biography and List of Works – Jean Jean Texereau Is the author of books such as How To Make a Telescope. Results 1 – 30 of 50 How to make a telescope by Texereau, Jean and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

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The new material made the book greatly sought after, and it soon went out of print. Learn more about Amazon Prime. This 2nd Edition is almost three times larger and adds to the original text new chapters on making a Cassegrainian telescope, optical windows, and equatorial mounts.

The first edition of How to Make a Telescope was universally acclaimed as the best book ever written for making a Newtonian telescope. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Details of Importance or Interest 6.

How to make a telescope. The new edition is much thicker than the first and has become a manual for advanced workers, as well as a beginner’s tutorial. Get to Know Us. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Jean Texereau, Master Optician – Sky & Telescope

You texerdau imagine my growing concern as this book became increasingly hard to find. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Interpreting the Test Data 3. Provide feedback about this page. Project Page Feedback Known Problems. Table of Contents 1.

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In Texereau was invited to McDonald Observatory in Texas to see what could be done about the soft star images of the inch reflector. Pictured here inJean Texereau inspired two generations of telescope makers around the world. Polishing and Retouching 9.

Chapters on eyepieces and astronomical seeing have been expanded. The product comes with 1 year warranty. I am indebted to both men for what has become a lifelong hobby. You can imagine my growing concern as this book became increasingly hard to find. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Finally inWillmann-Bell announced the second edition of this TM classic.

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Jean Texereau Books – Biography and List of Works – Author of ‘How To Make a Telescope’

jeean Borrowed from my high school library more than 20 years ago, the earlier book the First Edition was my introduction to an avocation that has occupied many evenings and weekends since. Terry, for “Texereau” just say “Tex-er-oh”; his first name is more of a problem for English-speaking people.

Quantitative Testing and Data Reduction Cliquez ici pour nous contacter. For more than half a century Texereau made, refigured, or tested optics for large observatory telescopes. First Stage of Turbulence: Parabolizing Mirrors of Large Relative Aperture 8. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Learn more at Texwreau Central. Not so with Texereau: Parabolizing Mirrors of Large Relative Aperture 8.

Chapters on eyepieces and astronomical seeing have been expanded.