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Build your Own Telescope Setup and Information

Setup Time Estimates

Setup Time Estimates
Initials of Tech Doing Setup Time Taken Notes
EL 1 hour 25 minutes Includes 227 photoelecetric effect teardown



Student Station

  • 2 Sliding Cardboard Tubes
  • 2 Sets of Telescope Kits Containing 
    • 2 Red Caps (one bigger than the other)
    • 1 Black Foam Eyepiece Holder
    • 1 1/2 in. Cardboard Space
    • 1 Cardboard Washer
    • 1 large lens
    • 1 small lens

Instructor Stations

  • Extra building material if any.
  • Remove covers and open blinds of two windows if covered.

lab equipment used

Setup Instructions

Student Stations

  1. Verify that all material is there before setting up the lab.


Instructor Station

  1. None

Teardown Notes

  • None



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