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Vacation Courses for students: Telescope Making

From 18 May, 2009,

i] Telescope making course for school children (3 days 2 hours daily). Emphasis will be laid for making small refractor telescopes, inclusive of lens type telescope kit. Topics discussed will be Lens mathematics to understand the terms like focal length, power of the telescope, and focal length of eye piece, telescope mounts, what you could see with your telescope. {No of participants only first 20} Course will begin from March 13, 2010 2nd batch April 3, 2010, 3rd batch May 1st, 2010

ii] Telescope Making for Amateur Astronomers (2 week ends (Saturday/Sunday) - 2 hours only); 8 lectures cum demonstrations. Emphasis will be laid for making mirror telescope (~6" mirrors) and will include mirror making kit. Topics will consists of types of glasses, method of making concave mirrors, testing the mirrors, assembling the mirrors, aligning the telescope with bright stars. It is expected to grind the mirrors with hand. There will be one guest lecture on Fibre optics and its applications. Every participant is expected to make his/her own telescope. [No. of participants: only 20]
Course will begin from March 13, 2010 2nd batch April 3, 2010, 3rd batch May 1st, 2010

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The course will be conducted  in Grant Road, Mumbai. Contact Mr. Kunal Adur Venue of Workshop: A/2, East & West Villa, Nowroji Vakil Street; Near Bhaji Galli, Grant Road, Mumbai 400 007 ,Telephone: 022–2385 7293/9224172819; Check the details on our web page

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