TitleChoosing and using astronomical eyepieces
Author(s)William Paolini
PublicationNew York, Springer, 2013.
Description1 online resource (xviii, 442 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Abstract NoteA valuable reference that fills a number of niches including that of a buyer's guide, technical desk reference and observer's field guide. It documents the past market and its evolution, right up to the present day. In addition to appealing to practical astronomers - and potentially saving them money - it is useful both as a historical reference and as a detailed review of the current market place for this bustling astronomical consumer product. What distinguishes this book from other publications on astronomy is the involvement of observers from all aspects of the astronomical community, and also the major manufacturers of equipment. It not only catalogs the technical aspects of the many modern eyepieces but also documents amateur observer reactions and impressions over the years, using many different eyepieces. Eyepieces are the most talked-about accessories and collectible items available to the amateur astronomer. No other item of equipment commands such vigorous debate, or has evolved into such a remarkable array of forms and functions
Keyword(s)1. Astronomy, Observations and Techniques 2. EBOOK 3. EBOOK - SPRINGER 4. Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering 5. NATURE / Sky Observation 6. Popular Science in Astronomy 7. TELESCOPES
Item TypeeBook
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