Stellafane Little Man Stellafane Little Man Little Man info Stellafane Home Page Header

Russell Porter
Grinding Machine Cartoon

Russell Porter 1936 Whimsical Mirror Grinding Machine

From 1936 in Early History

The 2015 Stellafane Convention

will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 13-16
Keynote: Alan Stern, New Horizons Project Manager.

More Infoforamtion, Program and Registration
right here on or about May 1.

2016 Convention will be August 4-7

2014 Convention is now history

 See photos and reports - all photos have now been posted.

Updates to Stellafane Weather Page

New: Clear Outside sky forecast.
New: Link to MODIS (Aqua) Aerosol Optical Depth data.
Fixed: Link to Current Snow Depth (new location).

Sign up for Public Event Announcements More News... Follow Stellafane on Twitter Find us on Facebook

Find what you need on our

Links Page

Our Links Page features thousands of categorized
links to telescope making and optics fabrication topics.

Our most visited page year-after-year!

Use our

Mirror Making Guide

to grind your own Newtonian telescope mirror.

Yellow Dobsonian

Build a Telescope!

Complete plans for a
Newtonian Optical Tube
and a Dobsonian Mount.

Build with homemade or purchased components
(or a mix of both).

New Solar Filter Plans