Practical Amateur Spectroscopy
Edited by Stephen F. Tonkin
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Practical Amateur Spectroscopy by Stephen F. Tonkin
Book DescriptionBecause today's amateur astronomical telescopes are both powerful and affordable, spectroscopy - once the province of professionals - is becoming more and more popular. Various spectroscopes, at prices to suit everyone, are now available "off the shelf". Practical Amateur Spectroscopy contains everything an amateur needs to grasp the basic principles, to begin observing, and to understand just what the spectra show. Contributions by leading practical amateurs from America and Europe cover a very wide range of amateur equipment and techniques. One even describes how an audio CD can be used to show solar emission and absorption lines!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852334895
(235mm x 155mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Springer London Ltd
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Stephen F. Tonkin
Astronomy with Small Telescopes, Paperback (March 2001)
Small telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity as technology improves and public interest increases. This book covers topics such as: refractors, reflectors, advanced catadioptric telescopes, and a simple radio telescope.
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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