The NexStar User’s Guide

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Springer Science & Business Media, Dec 6, 2012 - Science - 296 pages
Celestron’s NexStar telescopes were introduced in 1999, beginning with their first computer controlled "go to” model, a 5-inch. More models appeared in quick succession, and Celestron’s new range made it one of the two dominant manufacturers of affordable "go to” telescopes. Michael Swanson’s online discussions with literally thousands of NexStar owners made it clear that there was a desperate need for a book such as this - one that provides a complete, detailed guide to buying, using and maintaining NexStar telescopes. Although this book is highly comprehensive, it is suitable for beginners - there is a chapter on "Astronomy Basics” - and experts alike.
 

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Contents

Contents
The Night
ObservationTechnique Whats UpThere? Equipment Basics
Advanced NexStars the SCT Models
Which Scope for You?
Must DosofAlignment Alignment Methods Alignment Myths

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