A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes and Binoculars

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-8732-6 (Print) 978-1-4614-8733-3 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Buying Astronomical Telescopes and Binoculars

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-8

      Introduction

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      Chapter

      Pages 9-16

      Binocular Basics

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      Chapter

      Pages 17-25

      Telescope Basics

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-33

      Refracting Telescopes

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      Chapter

      Pages 35-46

      Reflecting Telescopes

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      Chapter

      Pages 47-53

      Catadioptric Telescopes

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-68

      Accessories

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      Chapter

      Pages 69-74

      Binocular Sources

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      Chapter

      Pages 75-90

      Telescope Sources

  3. Using Astronomical Telescopes and Binoculars

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 91-91

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-104

      Observing Techniques

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-124

      Solar System Observing

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-136

      Stellar System Observing

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      Chapter

      Pages 137-159

      Deep-Sky Observing

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      Chapter

      Pages 161-166

      Astroimaging

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-174

      Pro-Am Research

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      Chapter

      Pages 175-182

      Conclusion

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 183-223