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“Go To” Telescopes and Mountings

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

Abstract

Since the mid-1980s, amateur astronomers have been able to buy commercial telescopes that will slew automatically to a desired target, eliminating the hassle of having to “star-hop” to the target or use setting circles in the dark.

Keywords

Drive Component Amateur Astronomer Visual Observer Worm Wheel Optical Tube 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Mobberley
    • 1
  1. 1.SuffolkUK

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