Small Astronomical Observatories : Amateur and Professional Designs and Constructions

In Small Astronomical Observatories, Patrick Moore has collected descriptions of amateur and small professional observatories currently in use in Europe and America, showing how many astronomers have built their own observatory, often with effective and sometimes extraordinary improvisations to redu...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Moore, Patrick (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 1996, 1996
Edition:1st ed. 1996
Series:The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In Small Astronomical Observatories, Patrick Moore has collected descriptions of amateur and small professional observatories currently in use in Europe and America, showing how many astronomers have built their own observatory, often with effective and sometimes extraordinary improvisations to reduce the cost. There is a photograph of each, along with details of its construction and a foreword written by Patrick Moore. In addition to providing a fascinating study for its own sake, Small Astronomical Observatories offers a unique fund of ideas and practical details for anyone who wants to build an amateur or small professional observatory
Physical Description:IX, 229 p. 367 illus online resource
ISBN:9781447109990