Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 14:17:05 -0500 (EST)

Author: Daniel A Margulies

Subject: Re: Building a telescope


Sonotube is good, PVC tubing also works very well. Its available at
stores like the Home Depot in diameters up to one foot or so at reasonable
prices, and it doesn't mind getting wet.

On Wed, 1 Nov 2000, Machele Bailey wrote:

> I'm looking for likely candidates for telescope tubes....something a
> little sturdier than paper towel rolls since they don't last. Does
> anyone make telescopes in their astro labs? I need something that's
> reusable.
> Chele
> --
> Machele Bailey-----Lab Manager-----Wake Forest University
> -----"Nothing shocks me. I'm a scientist." - Indiana Jones-----

Dan Margulies
University of Maryland, College Park
Physics Lecture Demonstration

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