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  1. National Geographic Backyard Guide to the Night Sky
  2. Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Vol. 1: Optics

    Advanced Telescope Making Techniques Vol. 1: Optics

    $24.95

    Subjects covered in volume 1: Chapter 1. Figuring Chapter 2. Testers and Testing Chapter 3. Optical Theory Chapter 4. Telescope Designs and Designing Chapter 5. Spectrohelioscopes Chapter 6. Interferometers Chapter 7. Calculator Programs for Telescope Maker
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  3. A Manual for Amateur Telescope Makers
  4. The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes

    The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes

    $29.95

    Here are some of the topics covered in this book: •Deciding what size telescope will suit your needs •Ordering optics for a large Dobsonian •Understanding plywood and how to use it properly •Making a flotation cell to support the primary mirror •Figuring how long to cut the poles for the truss tube •Constructing precision truss tube sockets •Performing torque analysis for first-time balance •Installing precision digital setting circles •Setting up and taking down the telescope •How to collimate your optics correctly
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  5. Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them

    Total Solar Eclipses and How to Observe Them

    $29.95

    - Describes the astronomy, science and physics of total solar eclipses, and the phenomena that can be observed only during a total eclipse - Enables members of the growing community of eclipse chasers to ensure that they have with them all the right equipment to observe or image a total solar eclipse - Describes what to expect during a total solar eclipse, in different conditions and in different locations - Describes previous eclipse expeditions, including a look at the less serious side: eclipse expedition disasters - Provides a checklist of where to go to see total solar eclipses for the next 15 years
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  6. Amateur Telescope Making, Vol. 2

    Amateur Telescope Making, Vol. 2

    $24.95

    Subjects covered: - Refractor Telescopes - Telescope Mechanics - Telescope Adjustments - Binoculars - Schmidt Cameras - Optical Flats.
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  7. Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 1

    Annals of the Deep Sky: A Survey of Galactic and Extragalactic Objects Volume 1

    $24.95

    Covers Andromeda, Antlia, Apus, and Aquarius plus Introductions to Basic Astronomy and Astrophysics. Learn More
  8. The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal Volume 1

    The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal Volume 1

    $29.95

    Includes articles about: - Unobstructed Reflecting Telescopes - 17.5-Inch Binocular - A Schupmann Medial Telescope - A Wood and Aluminum Split-Ring Telescope - Industrial Fabrication of Small Lenses - Sub-Aperture Maksutov Correctors - The Stevick-Paul Off-Axis Reflecting Telescope - A New Equatorial Platform Design - The Eye and the Use of Telescope Optics - Improve Your Telrad - The Krupa Collimator - Telescopes For CCD Imaging - The Maksutov Telescope: Past and Present - Binocular Collimation - Tips for the Big Dobsonian Builder - The Voyager Binocular Telescope - Veiling Glare - Making Schmidt Correctors - YOLO Reflector - Annular Baffles for Barlow Lenses - Rangefinders and Stereo Telescopes
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  9. Telescope Control
  10. Binocular Astronomy

    Binocular Astronomy

    Regular Price: $32.95

    Special Price $24.95

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