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Telescopes and Techniques

An Introduction to Practical Astronomy

  • Christopher Robert Kitchin

Part of the Practical Astronomy book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Telescopes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher Robert Kitchin
      Pages 3-23
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      Pages 25-48
    4. Christopher Robert Kitchin
      Pages 49-55
  3. Positions and Motions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. Christopher Robert Kitchin
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      Pages 79-100
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      Pages 101-112
  4. Observing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Christopher Robert Kitchin
      Pages 115-120
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      Pages 121-148
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  5. Back Matter
    Pages 185-204

About this book

Introduction

Chris Kitchin has written an easy-to-read book explaining how to use a small telescope and find your way around the sky. Covering all the basic topics - telescopes, optics, positions and motion, observing, and instruments - Telescopes and Techniques has been designed as an introduction for anyone wanting a firm grounding in the essentials of astronomy.
Whether you are an amateur astronomer, an undergraduate student, or just someone who wants to learn more about this fascinating subject, Telescopes and Techniques is an ideal place to start.

Keywords

astronomy instruments telescope

Authors and affiliations

  • Christopher Robert Kitchin
    • 1
  1. 1.University ObservatoryUniversity of HertfordshireHertford, HertfordshireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-3370-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 1995
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-19898-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-3370-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-9756
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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