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About Binoculars (And Everything Connected to Them)

  • Bojan Kambič
Chapter
Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

The discovery of the telescope, an optical tube with lenses that magnify the observed bodies, is ascribed to the Dutch optician Hans Lippershey, who is thought to have built the first useful telescope in 1605 (Figure 1.1)

Keywords

Optical Instrument Astronomical Observation Cotton Ball Entry Pupil Celestial Object 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LjubljanaSlovenia

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