Galileoscopes for All

Arion, Doug; Fienberg, Rick; Pompea, Steve
September 2010
Amateur Astronomy Magazine;Fall2010, Issue 67, p51
The article describes the small refractor telescope (RT), Galileoscope, which was developed with the intention of increasing public interest in astronomy and science. Interesting features include excellent optical quality, inexpensive, and availability in less-advantaged areas. Among the physical features that contribute to the RT's ease of use include a rifle-type sights, a dew shield, and a 1¼-inch sliding focuser.


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