Books - Equipment

Book Lists - TOC Amateur Astronomy - Wikipedia Amateur Telescope Making - Wikipedia The ATM Site Philip S. Harrington Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Guide to Choosing, Buying, and Using Telescopes and Accessories 2007 - 4th ed. - 432 p 1 - from MAS 2009 Philip S. Harrington Star Ware: The Amateur Astronomer's Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Buying and Using Telescopes and Accessories 2002 - 3rd ed. - 424 p 2 Terence Dickinson The Backyard Astronomer's Guide 2008 - 3rd ed. - 368 p 1 Terence Dickinson The Backyard Astronomer's Guide 2002 - 2nd ed. - 335 p 8 James Mullaney A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes and Binoculars 2007 - Springer - 232 p none The Astronomer's Sourcebook: The Complete Guide to Astronomical Equipment, Publications, Planetariums, Organizations, Events, and More 302 p - 1 Martin Mobberley Astronomical Equipment for Amateurs 1999 - Springer - 266 p 1 M. Barlow Pepin Care of Astronomical Telescopes and Accessories: A Manual for the Astronomical Observer and Amateur Telescope Maker 2004 none Rod Mollise Choosing and Using a New CAT: Getting the Most from Your Schmidt Cassegrain or Any Catadioptric Telescope 2008 - Springer - 335 p none Rod Mollise Choosing and Using a Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope: A Guide to Commercial SCTs and Maksutovs none Lawrence Harris So You Want a Meade LX Telescope!: How to Select and Use the LX200 and Other High-End Models 2010 - Springer - 191 p none David Kriege The Dobsonian Telescope: A Practical Manual for Building Large Aperture Telescopes 1997 - Willmann-Bell - 475 p none Neale E. Howard Standard Handbook for Telescope Making 1959 - Crowell - 326 p 1 Norman Remer Making a Refractor Telescope: How to Design, Grind, Polish, Test, Correct and Mount a Doublet Lens 2006 - Willmann-Bell Publishers - 408 p none James Daley The Schupmann Telescope: The Story, Design, Construction and Use of a Neglected Telescope Type Willmann-Bell Publishers - 200 p none Thornton Page and Lou Williams Page (eds) Telescopes: How to Make Them and Use Them 1966 - Sky and Telescope Library of Astronomy - 338 p 2 Binoculars, Telescopes and Telescopic Sights: How They Work, How to Select Them, and How to Design and Build Your Own 1955 - Greenberg - 515 p 1 Jean Texereau How to Make a Telescope 1984 - Willmann-Bell - 2nd ed. - 424 p 2 Jean Texereau How to Make a Telescope 1957 - Interscience Publishers - 191 p 1 Neale E. Howard Standard Handbook for Telescope Making 1959 - Crowell - 326 p 1 Stephen F. Tonkin Amateur Telescope Making 1999 - Springer - 259 p 2 Richard Berry Build Your Own Telescope 1993 - Willmann-Bell - 2nd ed. - 276 p 1 Richard Berry Build Your Own Telescope 1985 - Scribner - 276 p 2 H. P Wilkins How to Make and Use a Telescope 1956 - Norton - 196 p 1 Richard F. Daley Build Your Own Customized Telescope none Allyn J. Thompson Making Your Own Telescope 1973 - Sky Pub. Corp. none Chris Kitchin Telescopes and Techniques: An Introduction to Practical Astronomy 2003 - Springer - 2nd ed. - 258 p none James Muirden How to Use an Astronomical Telescope: A Beginner's Guide to Observing the Cosmos 1985 - Linden Press/Simon and Schuster - 397 p 3 James Muirden Astronomy with a Small Telescope 1985 - Prentice-Hall - 224 p 1 Henry E. Paul Telescopes for Skygazing none A Simple Guide to Telescopes, Spotting Scopes and Binoculars 2003 - Watson-Guptill - 128 p 3 Aaron E. Klein The Complete Beginner's Guide to Microscopes and Telescopes 1980 - Doubleday - 224 p 2 Robert Miller Making and Enjoying Telescopes: Complete Projects and a Stargazer's Guide 1995 - Sterling Pub. Co. - 160 p 2 John Hicks Building a Roll-Off Roof Observatory: A Complete Guide for Design and Construction 2008 - Springer - 145 p none Gordon Rogers My Heavens!: The Adventures of a Lonely Stargazer Building an Over-the-Top Observatory 2007 - Springer - 180 p none David Arditti Setting-Up a Small Observatory: From Concept to Construction 2009 - Springer - 240 p none Patrick Moore (ed.) More Small Astronomical Observatories 2002 - Springer - 241 p none Patrick Moore Astronomical Telescopes and Observatories for Amateurs 1973 - Norton - 256 p 1 -------------------------------------