Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

ISBN: 9781852330194
Publisher: Springer
Edition: 1999
Publication Date: 1998-11-06
Number of pages: 266
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DESCRIPTION

This guide provides useful insight for first-time telescope buyers as well as experienced amateurs. It examines the advantages and disadvantages of different types of telescopes, mountings, and accessories-ranging from refractors and reflectors to computer controlled drives and CCD cameras. The author also covers observation techniques, photographic equipment, astronomical software, as well as equipment care and maintenance.

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