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Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs

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Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs by Martin Mobberley
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Telescopes - refractors and reflectors - are the main items of equipment used by almost every amateur astronomer. The purpose of astronomical telescopes is to collect and focus more light than the human eye can, forming an image that can be viewed, photographed, or analysed. Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs makes buying and using both telescopes and their ancillary instruments easy for astronomers of all abilities. It begins by looking at the advantages and disadvantages of the basic types of refractors, reflectors, mountings and accessories. Observation techniques are also included, along with the use of filters, (colour, anti-pollution and nebula), types of photography (piggy-back, prime focus and eyepiece projection), and also CCD imaging (including types of CCD camera and their advantages and disadvantages compared to photography). Martin Mobberley provides a fascinating insight into astronomical software.
Release date NZ
November 6th, 1998
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
1999 ed.
Illustrations
541 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 266 p. 541 illus.
Imprint
Springer London Ltd
Pages
266
Dimensions
156x234x15
ISBN-13
9781852330194
Product ID
2751742

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