An Observing Session

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

Abstract

In this chapter I describe a typical observing session with the 8-in. (20-cm) Thorrowgood refractor at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge. The telescope belongs to the Royal Astronomical Society but is on permanent loan to the Cambridge University Astronomical Society and has been on its present site since 1930 (Fig. 24.1).

Keywords

Refraction Pier 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bob Argyle
  • R. W. Argyle
    • 1
  1. 1.WaterbeachUK

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