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Amateur Telescope Making

Welcome to our amateur telescope making section. Are you interested in building your own telescope? Great! You will find everything you need to get started here. We carry a wide variety of silicon carbide and white aluminum oxide abrasives, cerium oxide polish, acculap and gugolz pitch, and high quality telescope mirror blanks. Check out our telescope mirror kits. They have everything you need to make your own telescope mirror all bundled together for easy shopping. If you need some instruction on telescope mirror making or telescope design, check out our selection of amateur telescope making books.

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  1. 1 Inch Test Plate Blank

    1 Inch Test Plate Blank

    $5.95

    A 1 Inch Test Plate Blank.

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  2. 1.30" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    1.30" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    $89.00

    Size: 1.30" Quality: λ/10 Minimum Type: Elliptical Flat Diagonal Mirror Coating: 98% Enhanced Aluminium Coating Learn More
  3. 1.52" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    1.52" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    $119.00

    Size: 1.52" Quality: λ/10 Minimum Type: Elliptical Flat Diagonal Mirror Coating: 98% Enhanced Aluminium Coating Optical Test Data Included Learn More
  4. 1.75 Inch Test Plate Blank

    1.75 Inch Test Plate Blank

    $7.95

    A 1.75 inch Test Plate Blank

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  5. 1.83" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    1.83" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    $139.00

    Size: 1.83" Quality: λ/10 Minimum Type: Elliptical Flat Diagonal Mirror Coating: 98% Enhanced Aluminium Coating Optical Test Data Included Learn More
  6. 10 Inch Telescope Mirror Blank

    10 Inch Telescope Mirror Blank

    $200.00

    A 10 inch telescope mirror blank is great size for amateur telescope makers who have previous success in mirror making.

    • Schott Borofloat® 33 borosilicate glass
    • Low thermal expansion glass
    • plano x plano, straight sides
    • virtually no bubbles
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  7. 10 Inch Telescope Mirror Kit

    10 Inch Telescope Mirror Kit

    $299.00

    Save money and time by purchasing a telescope mirror kit. This kit includes an 10 inch telescope mirror blank, all the silicon carbide grits, white aluminum oxide powders, gugolz pitch, and cerium oxide polish you will need to grind and polish an 10 inch telescope mirror all bundled in one spot. This will get you on a great start to building your own telescope.

    ***Please select the firmness of the pitch below***

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  8. 12.5 Inch Telescope Mirror Blank

    12.5 Inch Telescope Mirror Blank

    $390.00

    A 12.5 inch telescope mirror blank is great size for amateur telescope makers who have previous successful experience in mirror making.
    - Schott Supremax® 33 borosilicate glass - Low thermal expansion glass - molded plano x plano, straight sides - few to no bubbles - full thickness (6:1)

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  9. 16.25 Inch Webback Telescope Mirror Blank Front

    16.25 Inch Webback Telescope Mirror Blank

    $995.00

    An 16.25 inch Webback telescope mirror blank is a great size for amateurs with some telescope mirror making experience.

    This item usually ships in 3-4 business days.

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  10. 2.14" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    2.14" Elliptical Secondary Mirror

    $179.00

    Size: 2.14" Quality: λ/10 Minimum Type: Elliptical Flat Diagonal Mirror Coating: 98% Enhanced Aluminium Coating Optical Test Data Included Learn More

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