Astronomy with Small Telescopes

Astronomy with Small Telescopes

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Small telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity fast as technology improves and public interest increases. In this book the author has brought together the experience of small telescope users to provide an insightful look into just what is possible. It is written for newcomers to astronomy and experts. Topics covered include: refractors, reflectors, advanced catadioptric telescopes, and a simple radio telescope. Almost everyone with an interest in practical astronomy will want this book.On the night of August 22/23, 1997, I spent several hours observing and photographing Jupiter and Saturn. The seeing was incredibly ... The ETX-90EC comes with a revised manual, an ETX accessory catalog Figure 9.2. Jupiter and Saturnanbsp;...

Title:Astronomy with Small Telescopes
Author:Stephen Tonkin
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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