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How to make a smartphone telescope adaptor

Make a Smartphone Telescope Adaptor

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Remove the eyepiece from its case and use the smaller part of the case

Remove the eyepiece from its case and use the smaller part of the case

Cut the phone case in half and trim so the phone can be removed easily

Cut the phone case in half and trim so the phone can be removed easily

Cut a small hole around 10mm in the centre of the case

Cut a small hole around 10mm in the centre of the case

Using a glue gun , glue the eyepiece case to the phone case

Using a glue gun , glue the eyepiece case to the phone case

You can check that the case is glued in place correctly by using the camera to make sure the circle is in the centre of the screen

You can check that the case is glued in place correctly by using the camera to make sure the circle is in the centre of the screen

Using PVC tape round the eyepiece will make for a more snug fit

Using PVC tape round the eyepiece will make for a more snug fit

The adaptor attached to the scope

The adaptor attached to the scope

  • Hard phone case
  • Eyepiece case
  • Glue gun