By Jean Texereau
The 1st variation of this publication used to be universally acclaimed because the most sensible publication ever written for creating a Newtonian telescope. This 2d version is nearly 3 times 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. laptop courses written in typical easy for aid of Foucault try info. incorporated are indexes for the 3 precept magazines that hold telescope making details: Sky and Telescope's "Gleanings for ATM's" from November 1941 via June 1998, clinical American journal from 1925 via 1959 and the entire run of Telescope Making journal. This booklet is the main entire unmarried paintings on hand on making reflecting telescopes.