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The components in a telescope

The basics: how is a telescope constructed? What is important? A detailed look at the most important telescope components.

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A telescope consists of optics, mount, tripod, eyepieces and accessories. Here you will discover more about the individual components. Did you know, for example, that telescope mirrors can be manufactured from different types of glass? And that the choice of the type of glass makes quite a difference to the observation experience?