Springer

Amateur Telescope Making (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)

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ISBN: 9781852330002
Publisher: Springer
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Publication Date: 2013-10-04
Number of pages: 260
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This book provides an introduction to the design of a variety of telescopes, mounts, and drives suitable for the home-constructor. Projects include instruments that range from a shoestring budget to specialist devices that are not commercially available. The skill level of each project is indicated and advice is provided as to what is sensible to construct, given what is commercially available. Hints and tips are included, as well as listings of reputable mail order sources of materials and components.

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