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Telescopes and techniques

an introduction to practical astronomy

by C. R. Kitchin

  • 18 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Springer in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Astronomy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-190) and index.

    StatementC.R. Kitchin.
    SeriesPractical astronomy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB43.2 .K555 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1278424M
    ISBN 103540198989, 0387198989
    LC Control Number95010169

    1. Manufacture and test procedures.- 2. Sensitivities, alignment of telescopes and test procedures in function.- 3. Modern telescope developments: pupil segmentation and techniques to reduce mass.- 4. Image quality specification and optical efficiency criteria.- 5. Atmospheric optics, adaptive optics, telescope quality for interferometry.- 6.   Telescopes and Techniques by Christopher R. Kitchin, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

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    I read several telescope and mirror making books and visited many amateur telescope making or "ATM" websites to learn how to build a inch homemade telescope of this size. These sources of information provided many of the techniques I used to make the telescope. At the bottom of this page there are photos showing the telescope under. A telescope you feel comfortable using will get the most use. The Best Things to See With Your First Telescope. There are so many exciting things to observe in the night sky using a telescope. Beginners often wonder what is possible to see using a basic telescope through the eyepiece.


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