The Telescope : Its History, Technology, and Future (Hardcover)

Author: Andersen, Geoff

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The book covers every aspect of optical telescopes - from the humblest backyard setup, to state-of-the-art observatories, to the Hubble Space Telescope and spy satellites. Chapters describe the development, design, and operation of telescopes; how observatories are sited, engineered, and built; variations such as solar and liquid-mirror telescopes; and some of the key astronomical discoveries telescopes have made possible.

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Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780691129792
SKU 204132685
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0691129797
Release Date 4/8/2013
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0256
Publisher Princeton University Press
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