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Odyssey of a
Wayward Telescope Nut

Jim Beatty at the 2001 Convention

Memories of the
1966 Convention
by Jim Beaty

The 2016 Stellafane Convention

will be held Thursday through Sunday Aug 4-7

2017 Convention will be July 20-23

Porter Turret Telescope Roof Replaced

New shingles for an old instrument.

2015 Convention Photos & Reports

Photos, Telescope Cometition Winners and Reports.

Board of Directors Re-elected

Last year's Directors returned for another year of service.

Cavendish School Visits Stellafane

5th graders visit Stellafane working on their science curriculum.

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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