How To Build An Astronomical Telescope

How To Build An Astronomical Telescope

by Rob Smith

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Overview

By Rob Smith

ISBN: 978 1846930430

Published: 2007

Pages: 120

Description

This book is based on a GCSE course, and is very popular

The view through the eyepiece of a good Telescope is an experience which often marks the turning point from an interest in telescopes to an overwhelming urge to own one. However, a visit to a telescope supplier and a study of the prices, can deter all but the most passionate of Amateur Astronomers. However, the remedy is a simple one; almost anyone who wishes to may build a Telescope capable of studying the surface of the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the brighter Moons of Jupiter, Nebulae and Double Stars.

About the Author

Rob Smith graduated in Electronics, Physics and Mathematics and then spent some years working for large electronics companies and restoring Astronomical Observatories. After his first wife suddenly died he picked up the pieces of his life and married again, this time to a lady from Russia. Having lived for some years in Spain he and his new family returned to Hampshire where he now works as a Lecturer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781846930430
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing
Publication date: 03/03/2007
Pages: 116
Sales rank: 836,490
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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