Choosing and Using a New CAT

Choosing and Using a New CAT

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Choosing and Using the New CAT will supersede the authora€™s successful Choosing and Using a Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, which has enjoyed enthusiastic support from the amateur astronomy community for the past seven years. Since the first book was published, a lot has changed in the technology of amateur astronomy. The sophistication and variety of the telescopes available to amateurs has increased dramatically. Computerized SCTs, Maksutov-Cassegrains, and most recently Meadea€™s new and acclaimed Ritchey-ChrActiens have come to dominate the market. That means that all amateurs considering the purchase of a new telescope (not only a SCT, and not just beginners) will benefit from this detailed guide. Choosing the right telescope for particular kinds of observation (or even for general work) is far from easy a€“ but Rod Mollise gives invaluable advice and guidance.the instructions in the manual and in the go-to GEM checkout section of this chapter. After the scope is balanced, unlock the RA and declination locks and move the telescope on both axes. Movement should be ... locks are locked. Next, turn on the power switch on the HC. ... Unless the CAT in question is a small one, disassemble it so it can be safely and easily moved into the backyard. Begin by shuttinganbsp;...

Title:Choosing and Using a New CAT
Author:Rod Mollise
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-02-28


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