n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Galileo's finger
|Article Title||Galileo's finger|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Author||Brendan Ardagh and Keegan Crankshaw|
|Publication Date||Aug 2015|
|Pages||172 - 175|
To construct a simple, low cost "star pointing" pointing device using Open Source software, recycled printer stepper motors and parts in addition to other readily available material. The article describes a simple prototype that will eventually be developed into a laser cut kit for easy assembly by learners, the general public with an interest in technology and astronomy and amateur astronomers.
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