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The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes
The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes
by David Kriege and Richard Berry
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This book tells how you can build a state-of-the-art Dobsonian telescope using readily available materials and supplies. Every step of construction is detailed in photographs and diagrams, and the underlying ideas are carefully explained. As a result of... (read more)

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Introduction to Lens Design
Introduction to Lens Design
by Joseph M. Geary
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This book is based on an introductory lens design course taught in the Optical Science & Engineering doctoral program at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, and sponsored by the Center for Applied Optics. The book?s thirty-eight chapters follow... (read more)

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Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes 2ND Edition
Star Testing Astronomical Telescopes 2ND Edition
by Harold Richard Suiter
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The star test is a powerful but inexpensive way of obtaining better resolution and contrast. With this book most observers will find that they don't need a new telescope because they now can test, diagnose and fix the one they have. Using Star Testing... (read more)

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Build Your Own Telescope 3RD Edition
Build Your Own Telescope 3RD Edition
by Richard Berry
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For anyone who has ever dreamed of exploring the heavens with a telescope, Building Your Own Telescope can make that dream come true. In clear, step-by-step instructions, author Richard Berry tells how to build five telescopes, from a simple reflecting... (read more)

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The Microscope and How to Use It
The Microscope and How to Use It
by Georg Stehli
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Nontechnical, generously illustrated explanation of how microscope works, what kind to use, how to prepare and examine specimens, maintenance, etc. Index.... (read more)

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Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal: Volume 1
Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal: Volume 1
by William J. Cook
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Over a period spanning nearly 10 years Amateur Telescope Making Journal published articles of interest to the telescope maker. The Best of Amateur Telescope Making presents 150 the best of these articles, fully edited and where appropriate corrected by... (read more)

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Astronomy with a Budget Telescope
Astronomy with a Budget Telescope
by Patrick Moore
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Sir Patrick Moore, CBE, FRS has long been the scourge of those people selling low-cost astronomical telescopes via mail-order catalogues and non-specialist stores. Ten years ago the quality was appalling and disappointment would have been almost... (read more)

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Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy (Practical Astronomy)
Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy (Practical Astronomy)
by Christopher Kitchin
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Chris Kitchin has written an easy-to-read book explaining how to use a small telescope and find your way around the sky. Covering all the basic topics - telescopes, optics, positions and motion, observing, and instruments - Telescopes and Techniques has... (read more)

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Astrophotography for the Amateur 2ND Edition
Astrophotography for the Amateur 2ND Edition
by Michael A Covington
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A much expanded and fully updated edition of the best-selling, standard handbook on astrophotography for amateurs.... (read more)

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Practical Astrophotography
Practical Astrophotography
by Jeffrey Charles
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For all but the simplest star-trail pictures, photographing the night sky involves machinery to track the stars, and the task becomes even more complicated when photographing very small or very faint objects that require high magnification or very long... (read more)

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Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal: Volume 2
Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal: Volume 2
by William J. Cook
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Over a period spanning nearly 10 years Amateur Telescope Making Journal published articles of interest to the telescope maker. The Best of Amateur Telescope Making presents 150 the best of these articles, fully edited and where appropriate corrected by... (read more)

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High-Resolution Electron Microscopy
High-Resolution Electron Microscopy
by John C H Spence
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This new fourth edition of the standard text on atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy (TEM) retains previous material on the fundamentals of electron optics and aberration correction, linear imaging theory (including wave aberrations to... (read more)

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Picture Control: The Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-1960
Picture Control: The Electron Microscope and the Transformation of Biology in America, 1940-1960
by Nicolas Rasmussen
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Two major questions motivate this study: How do new devices get taken up as experimental systems by scientists? How does the adoption of new instruments affect scientific knowledge? Many ramifications emerge from these two simple questions. Among these... (read more)

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Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
by Phillip Harrington
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Praise for the Second Edition of Star Ware "Star Ware is still a tour de force that any experienced amateur will find invaluable, and which hardware-minded beginners will thoroughly enjoy." –Robert Burnham, Sky & Telescope magazine... (read more)

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Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories
by Philip S Harrington
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A user-friendly guide offering all the necessary information for anyone purchasing a telescope, using one for the first time or upgrading current equipment. Includes a comparison of available telescopes describing which are best suited to specific needs.... (read more)

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Practical Multi-Projector Display Design
Practical Multi-Projector Display Design
by Aditi Majumder
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Large-area high-resolution displays are essential for scientific visualization, entertainment, and defense applications. A popular way to realize such displays is to tile multiple projectors together to create one large display. As opposed to a 19... (read more)

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Confocal Microscopy: Methods and Protocols
Confocal Microscopy: Methods and Protocols
by Stephen W Paddock
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Stephen Paddock and a highly skilled panel of experts lead the researcher using confocal techniques from the bench top, through the imaging process, to the journal page. They concisely describe all the key stages of confocal imaging-from tissue sampling... (read more)

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How to Use an Astronomical Telescope
How to Use an Astronomical Telescope
by James Muirden
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Astronomy has never been a more popular pastime than it is today. The increased availability of less expensive, more powerful, and more sophisticated telescopes has given rise to a new generation of stargazers. And for these beginning astronomers here... (read more)

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Monte Carlo Modeling for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis (Monte Carlo Modelling for Electron Microscopy & Microanalysi)
Monte Carlo Modeling for Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis (Monte Carlo Modelling for Electron Microscopy & Microanalysi)
by David C Joy
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This book describes for the first time how Monte Carlo modeling methods can be applied to electron microscopy and microanalysis. Computer programs for two basic types of Monte Carlo simulation are developed from physical models of the electron scattering... (read more)

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Press Monographs #142: A Guide to the Use and Calibration of Detector Array Equipment
Press Monographs #142: A Guide to the Use and Calibration of Detector Array Equipment
by Gordon R. Hopkinson
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The guide arose from a survey of UK users and manufactures/developers to assess detector equipment usage and calibration, in order to identify the factors influencing the accuracy of measurements obtained with detector array equipment, and thus develop... (read more)

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