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The Diffraction Grating Micrometer

  • Andreas Maurer
  • R. W. Argyle
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Part of the Patrick Moore’s Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)

Abstract

Diffraction influences telescopic images by the effect it has on incoming starlight as we have seen in Chap. 10. It can also be used as the basis for a simple micrometer.

Keywords

Position Angle Spectral Class Double Star Bottom Flange Order Image 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Maurer
  • R. W. Argyle
    • 1
  1. 1.WaterbeachUK

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