Catadioptrics, Cassegrains and Schmidt-Cassegrains

  • Martin Mobberley
Part of the Practical Astronomy book series (PATRICKMOORE)


Schmidt-Cassegrains are often referred to as catadioptric telescopes, a term applied to telescopes which use a mixture of mirrors and lenses to form the image at the focal plane.


Primary Mirror Secondary Mirror Effective Focal Length Amateur Astronomer Wheel Assembly 
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  • Martin Mobberley

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