Choosing and Using a New CAT

Choosing and Using a New CAT

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Choosing and Using the New CAT will supersede the authora€™s successful Choosing and Using a Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, which has enjoyed enthusiastic support from the amateur astronomy community for the past seven years. Since the first book was published, a lot has changed in the technology of amateur astronomy. The sophistication and variety of the telescopes available to amateurs has increased dramatically. Computerized SCTs, Maksutov-Cassegrains, and most recently Meadea€™s new and acclaimed Ritchey-ChrActiens have come to dominate the market. That means that all amateurs considering the purchase of a new telescope (not only a SCT, and not just beginners) will benefit from this detailed guide. Choosing the right telescope for particular kinds of observation (or even for general work) is far from easy a€“ but Rod Mollise gives invaluable advice and guidance.rather than a bungee cord for this weight, and tie one end securely around the top of the tripod so it extends down between the legs. ... Some GEM scopes do have accessory trays, but they are usually poorly designed and dona#39;t feature much space for astro-stuff. ... material this project requires is the lid from a plastic 5 gallon paint bucket; empty ones are available from most home improvement stores.

Title:Choosing and Using a New CAT
Author:Rod Mollise
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-02-28


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