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  • Create Date March 20, 2024
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A telescope, not to look through, but to look -- or feel -- into. This cutaway telescope model is made for both sighted and blind/low vision students to explore the major internal components of a Newtonian telescope. Using the instructions provided, the tactile telescope can be built by anyone with a modicum of work shop skills and access to a 3D printer. Cost of materials is between $30 and $40. Construction and assembly takes about eight hours.

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