Astronomy with Small Telescopes
Up to 5-inch, 125 mm Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Edited by Stephen F. Tonkin
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Astronomy with Small Telescopes by Stephen F. Tonkin
Book DescriptionSmall telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity fast as technology improves and public interest increases. In this book the author has brought together the experience of small telescope users to provide an insightful look into just what is possible. It is written for newcomers to astronomy and experts. Topics covered include: refractors, reflectors, advanced catadioptric telescopes, and a simple radio telescope. Almost everyone with an interest in practical astronomy will want this book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852336295
(234mm x 156mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Springer London Ltd
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Publish Date: 5-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen F. Tonkin
Practical Amateur Spectroscopy, Paperback (April 2002)
Contains information an amateur astronomer may need to know to begin observing whilst going into the subject for those who are already involved. This book covers a wide range of available equipment, from simple DIY spectroscopes to some of the most expensive commercially-made instruments.
Astrofaqs, Paperback (August 2000)
Helps amateur astronomers by answering the most frequently asked questions. The idea of this book is to quickly take the reader to a level of expertise significantly higher. Each chapter is on a different subject, from what to buy through to how to use it and what to look at. The tips and techniques are applicable to all telescope users.
Amateur Telescope Making, Paperback (November 1998)» View all books by Stephen F. Tonkin
Provides an introduction to the design of a variety of telescopes, mounts, and drives suitable for the home-constructor. This book features such projects as instruments that range from a shoestring budget to specialist devices. It includes hints and tips, as well as listings of reputable mail order sources of materials and components.
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