Astronomy handbook

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Prentice Hall Press, 1984 - Nature - 189 pages
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Reviews current understanding of the sun, moon, planets, and stars, recommends equipment for observation, and suggests astronomy projects

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
8
Refracting Telescopes
15
THE MOVING SKY
21
Copyright

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James Muirden is the author of eleven books on astronomy, including "The Amateur Astronomer's Handbook." He spent nine years working as an astronomical optician making telescopes before receiving a teaching degree at Exeter University, and is now Project Publications Officer for the Schools Health Education Unit at Exeter. He lives with his wife and two children in Exeter, England.

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