TitleChoosing and using a refracting telescope
Author(s)Neil English
PublicationNew York, Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, 2011.
Description1 online resource (xii, 283 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Abstract NoteChoosing and Using a Refracting Telescope has been written for the many amateur astronomers who already own, or are intending to purchase, a refracting telescope -- perhaps to complement their existing arsenal of larger reflecting telescopes -- or for the specialist who requires a particular refractor for serious astronomical applications or nature studies. Four hundred year ago, during the winter of 1609, a relatively unknown Italian scientist, Galileo Galilei designed a spyglass with two crude lenses and turned it skyward. Since then, refractors have retained their dominance over all types of
Contents NotePt. 1. The achromatic refractor -- pt. 2. The apochromatic refractor -- pt. 3. Using your refractor
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (p. 275-277) and index
Keyword(s)1. ASTRONOMY 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. Refracting telescopes 5. SCIENCE
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