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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 : J. Wiley, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Evaluates equipment and makes suggestions to amateur astronomers on how to choose, buy, and use telescopes and accessories for sky watching.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Handbooks and manuals
Amateurs' manuals
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip S Harrington
ISBN: 0471418064 9780471418061
OCLC Number: 49205826
Description: viii, 424 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Parlez-vous "telescope"? --
In the beginning ... --So you want to buy a telescope! --
Two eyes are better than one --
Attention, shoppers! --
The "eyes" have it --
The right stuff --
The homemade astronomer --
Till death do you part --
A few tricks of the trade --
Specs at a glance --
Eyepiece marketplace --
The astronomical yellow pages --
An astronomer's survival guide.
Responsibility: Philip S. Harrington.
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Evaluates equipment and makes suggestions to amateur astronomers on how to choose, buy, and use telescopes and accessories for sky watching.

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