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A Buyer's/User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes Book
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  • This informative guide provides an extensive overview of binoculars and telescopes as well as a short course on observing the night sky's wonders
  • Includes detailed information on sources, selection, and use of virtually every major type of such instruments on today's market
  • In the back of the book is a roster of 300 of the finest celestial objects to view with a telescope, with essential data and a visual description of each
  • Acclaimed author Jim Mullaney has published more than 500 articles and five books on astronomy
  • Softbound, 203 pages


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Item #  51621
Mfg Model #  ISBN 1-846

This informative User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes provides an extensive overview of binoculars and telescopes as well as a short course on observing the night sky's wonders. Written for amateur astronomers as well as anyone considering getting into the hobby, it includes detailed information on sources, selection, and use of virtually every major type of such telescopes on today's market. Amateur astronomers contemplating their "next telescope" will find this book helpful in making their decision. Similarly, those who are buying their first telescope will be able to compare and contrast different types and makes, including the latest computerized models. In the back of the book is a roster of 300 of the finest celestial objects to view with a telescope, with essential data and a visual description of each. Author Jim Mullaney has published more than 500 articles and five books on astronomy. He has also been an editor for Sky and Telescope and Astronomy magazines. Softbound, 203 pages.

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