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Standard Handbook for Telescope Making


Category: Science: Astronomy


N. E. Howard


Copyright/published Year: 1959 by Thomas Crowell


ISBN: 0690767846


Binding: hardcover

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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