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Star ware : the amateur astronomer's ultimate guide to choosing, buying, and using telescopes and accessories

Author: Philip S Harrington
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This guide reports on the most recent developments in equipment and gives comparative evaluations of the various instruments on the market. It provides up-to-date information about buying, setting  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Harrington, Philip S.
Star ware.
New York : Wiley, ©1994
(OCoLC)624002339
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip S Harrington
ISBN: 0471576719 9780471576716 0471105937 9780471105930
OCLC Number: 29255525
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 373 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Parlez Vous Telescope?; In the Beginning; So You Want to Buy a Telescope; Attention Shoppers; Dealer Options Extra; The Right Stuff; The Homemade Astronomer; Till Death Do You Part; A Few Tricks of the Trade; It's Time to Solo; Appendices: An Astronomer's Survival Guide; An Observer's Checklist; Eclipses of the Sun and Moon: 1994-2000; Positions of the Planets: 1994-2000; The Messier Catalogue Plus; The Constellations.
Responsibility: Philip S. Harrington.
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