Choosing and Using Astronomical Eyepieces

This valuable reference fills a number of needs in the field of astronomical eyepieces, including that of a buyer's guide, observer's field guide and technical desk reference. It documents the past market for eyepieces and its evolution right up to the present day. In addition to appealing...

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Main Author: Paolini, William
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Preface.- Part I: Background.- Chapter 1: Introducing the Astronomical Eyepiece
  • Chapter 2: Choosing Eyepieces and Observing Strategies
  • Chapter 3: Eyepieces for Celestial Targets and Accessories
  • Chapter 4: Popular Eyepieces by AFOV Class
  • Chapter 5: Advice from the Amateur Astronomer Community.- Part II: Desk Reference of Astronomical Eyepieces.- Chapter 6: How to Use This Guide
  • Chapter 7: Agena to Docter
  • Chapter 8: Edmund Scientific to Nikon
  • Chapter 9: Olivon to Surplus Shed
  • Chapter 10: Takahashi to Zooming Eyepieces.- Appendix A: Formulas and Optical Design Data
  • Appendix B: Eyepiece Performance Classes
  • Appendix C: Glossary of Terms.- Index