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Author: Patrick Moore
Publisher: London : Springer London, 2002.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A permanent building for any small astronomical telescope is a great asset. Comfort, ease of use and above all being able to spend time actually observing instead of setting up the telescope mean that most amateur astronomers dream of having a fixed site. The second collection of- mostly amateur- observatories for small telescopes provides yet more ideas along with a wealth of practical information for anyone  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Moore
ISBN: 9781447102137 1447102134
OCLC Number: 853266533
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 241 pages 203 illustrations).
Contents: Foreword (Patrick Moore) --
Garage and Garden Observatory --
Peter Paice --
A Portable Observatory --
Rob Johnson --
A User-Friendly Run-Off Shed for a 12"LX200 --
Martin Mobberley --
Darklight Observatory --
Chris Anderson --
Turner Observatory --
Bob Turner --
A Simple Rotating Observatory in Nottingham, England --
Alan W Heath --
St Margaret's Observatory --
Paul Andrew --
Ken Dauzat Observatory --
Ken Dauzat --
A Lancashire Observatory Part II --
David Ratledge --
Arcturus Observatory --
Paul Gitto --
Osmundstö Observatory --
Alf Jacob Nilsen --
Huntington Observatory, York --
Mike Brown --
Ptolemy's Café --
Bill Arnett --
The Construction of Starbase Two --
Paul Zelichowski --
A Domestic Solar Observatory --
G Kolovos --
Coddenham Observatory in Suffolk, England --
Tom Boles --
Building the Crendon Observatory --
Gordon Rogers --
The Marina Towers Observatory, Swansea --
S J Wainwright.
Series Title: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Moore.
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Details the methods and techniques employed by non-professional astronomers. This book provides a resource for those who wish to build small observatories of various kinds.  Read more...

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