Refractor Telescope Design Overview

The Refractor telescope design is one of the most popular telescope designs used today. From visual observing to imaging they provide sharp, high contrast images. They will be Taking a look at the different designs, features and advantages of the refractor design. This week Sky-Watcher USA on the What’s Up? Webcast they will take a look at refractors.

Refractor Telescope This week on the Sky-Watcher USA What’s Up? Webcast they will take a look at refractors. What’s Up? is a live webcast held every Friday from 10am to 11am Pacific on the Sky-Watcher USA YouTube channel. Each week they take a dive into a new astronomical topic: gear, visual & imaging techniques, interviews and more.

This webcast follows on the heels of the previous What’s Up? Webcast where they sat down with master optician Michael Lockwood of Lockwood Custom Optics to talk about telescope optics and just how far they can be taken┬áMike started the company in 2006 to supply quality optics to amateur and professional astronomers, telescope builders, scientists, researchers, and industry. He can provide mirrors up to ~32″ in diameter from high-quality, precision annealed, monolithic borosilicate glass up to 2.1″ in thickness can produce slightly thinner borosilicate mirrors up to just over 40″ in diameter.

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