A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy

A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy

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Concise, highly readable book discusses the selection, set-up, and maintenance of a telescope; amateur studies of the sun; lunar topography and occultations; observations of Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, the minor planets and the stars; an introduction to photoelectric photometry; and more. 1981 edition. 124 figures. 26 halftones. 37 tables.infinity, the setting for celestial photography. You can check for infinity focusing by placing a camera on a tripod and viewing a bright field of stars, such as the Pleiades, with the lens setting placed at infinity. lf the stars appear very sharp, the anbsp;...

Title:A Complete Manual of Amateur Astronomy
Author:P. Clay Sherrod, Thomas L. Koed
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2012-11-13


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