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Standard Handbook for Telescope Making

 

Category: Science: Astronomy

 


Author:
N. E. Howard

 

Copyright/published Year: 1959 by Thomas Crowell

 

ISBN: 0690767846

 

Binding: hardcover


Description:
A scientifically accurate yet easy-to-use guide to the art and science of telescope making. The clear text, detailed drawings, and specially prepared photographs teach you how to:
* chose the right telescope to build
* Buy inexpensive equipment and tools
* Rough and fine grind the mirror
* Test and polish for a perfect mirror
* Select the right eyepiece
* Construct the tube and its fittings
* Mount your telescope
* Plan and build a complete observatory
* Photograph the stars.
* Fully Illustrated
* Fully Indexed
* Appendix including Glossary of Terms, Tables for Finding Sidereal Time, Tables of Films and Exposures for Celestial Photography

 


Condition Information

This is a used book.

'Acceptable' condition.

 

Condition Description

1959 Hardcover. Ex-library copy with dust jacket in a Brodart-style protector. Inside text pages clean and unmarked. Page ends, bottoms, tops are "soiled" from storage in a dusty environment. Cover bottoms are worn.

 

 

 

 

 


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