By Michael K. Gainer (auth.), Michael K. Gainer (eds.)
It’s frequently acknowledged that astronomy is without doubt one of the only a few sciences within which amateurs could make a contribution to actual technological know-how. Even modest telescopes resembling a small – 3-inch (80mm) – astronomical refractor or Maksutov supplies scientifically priceless data.
This is definitely precise, yet the place to start?
Real Astronomy with Small Telescopes tells you every little thing you’ll want to know approximately tips to start on "real" astronomy utilizing a small telescope (and preferably a electronic camera), and make a true contribution to our clinical wisdom. This booklet is the mandatory advent to actual astronomy – derived from the author’s a long time of expertise in educating the topic – that may be your start line for severe paintings. the following, the emphasis is on what you are able to do with a small telescope, instead of simply on what one can find via it.
Finally, vendors of huge telescopes shouldn’t be get rid of – every little thing during this publication applies both (maybe extra equally!) to bigger instruments.
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