By Jean Texereau
The 1st version of this ebook used to be universally acclaimed because the top publication ever written for creating a Newtonian telescope. This 2d version is sort of thrice better and provides to the unique textual content new chapters on creating a Cassegrainian telescope, optical home windows, and equatorial mounts. Chapters on eyepieces and astronomical seeing were improved. machine courses written in customary simple for relief of Foucault attempt info. incorporated are indexes for the 3 precept magazines that hold telescope making info: Sky and Telescope's "Gleanings for ATM's" from November 1941 via June 1998, clinical American journal from 1925 via 1959 and the whole run of Telescope Making journal. This publication is the main whole unmarried paintings to be had on making reflecting telescopes.