Telescope Operations, Abilities and Observing Techniques

  • Martin Peston
Part of the Patrick Moore’s Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


When you observe with an equatorially mounted telescope such as the LXD, you may find that you operate it differently to an Altazimuth mounted telescope such as a Meade LX200 or LX90. This is especially evident when it comes to obtaining a comfortable viewing position.


Focal Length Dark Adaptation Star Cluster Bright Star Sidereal Rate 


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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Peston
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  1. 1.RomfordEssexUK

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