How to Use a Computerized Telescope: Practical Amateur Astronomy, Volume 1by Michael A. Covington
Pub. Date: 09/28/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The first handbook that describes how to start observing the sky with a computerized telescope. See more details below
The first handbook that describes how to start observing the sky with a computerized telescope.
Table of Contents
Preface; Part I. Telescopes in General: 1. Welcome to amateur astronomy!; 2. How the sky moves; 3. How telescopes track the stars; 4. Using equatorial mounts and wedges; 5. Telescope optics; 6. Eyepieces and optical accessories; 7. Astrophotography; 8. Troubleshooting; Part II. Three Classical Telescopes: 9. Three that led the revolution; 10. Meade LX200; 11. Celestron NexStar 5 and 8; 12. Meade Autostar (ETX and LX90).
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