A Simple Guide to Telescopes, Spotting Scopes & Binoculars

A Simple Guide to Telescopes, Spotting Scopes & Binoculars

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The world of telescopes, spotting scopes and binoculars can be quite daunting to the uninitiated. Part buyer's guide, part instruction manual, this reference sorts out all the essential details. It provides a foundation in such basics as telescope types, accessories, adjustments and maintenance, and includes tested techniques for successful viewing at sporting events, viewing landscapes and terrain, as well as basic stargazing. navigate around the heavens and photograph specific objects in the night sky.
Publisher: New York : Amphoto Books, 2003
ISBN: 9780817458881
Branch Call Number: 522.2 COR 2003
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill


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Feb 04, 2014

Very helpful to someone who is interested in astronomy and looking to purchase an expensive telescope. This book gives pros and cons to all different types and helps a beginner narrow down his/her choice in purchasing their first telescope. This book had everything I needed to know.

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