Welcome to The Newtonian Pages, a short overview of what you can find here:
Starting with ATM-ingThis contains some information on how you can start on your first telescope.
The Newtonian DesignThis contains information on several aspects of the Newtonian design. It contains (hopefully biasfree) a lot of facts, formula's, speculations and hints about this type of telescope. This was in fact the reason this site came into existence. Thanks to: Michael Lindner and Nils Olof Carlin.
Features / IndexHere you can find a description of often used terms and abbreviations concerning (Newtonian) ATM-ing. It also contains background information and formula's on specific subjects. Surf over, and have a look.
My TelescopesA description of my current and future telescopes. It describes the modifications I made on my Meade 10" Equatorial, and details of the plans for my (to be) planetary scope.
BooksHere you can find how I like my books.
LinksOther sites of interest.If you like to contact me.
The information provided on these pages is implicitly written for the Newtonian design, unless otherwise noted.
A word of caution: The information you'll find here is based on my understanding of the subject,.... which may be wrong !
If you find anything wrong, have some comments or questions please mail me.