The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal - Vol 1 [By Cook]

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Title: The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal - Volume 1
Author(s): William J. Cook
Other Info: , 462 pages, Hardbound,

About This Book

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 the original authors, in two volumes totaling nearly 900 pages with 692 illustrations. These are "How to Books" that cover a wide range of subjects of interest to people who design, build and use telescopes for astronomy. A sampling of the subjects are as follows:

Volume 1, 408 illustration (ATMJ's issues 1 through 11)

  • Unobstructed Reflecting Telescopes
  • 17.5-Inch Binocular 
  • A Schupmann Medial Telescope
  • A Wood and Aluminum Split-Ring Telescope
  • Industrial Fabrication of Small Lenses
  • Sub-Aperture Maksutov Correctors
  • The Stevick-Paul Off-Axis Reflecting Telescope
  • A New Equatorial Platform Design
  • The Eye and the Use of Telescope Optics
  • Improve Your Telrad
  • The Krupa Collimator
  • Telescopes For CCD Imaging
  • The Maksutov Telescope: Past and Present
  • Binocular Collimation 
  • Tips for the Big Dobsonian Builder
  • The Voyager Binocular Telescope
  • Veiling Glare
  • Making Schmidt Correctors
  • YOLO Reflector
  • Annular Baffles for Barlow Lenses
  • Rangefinders and Stereo Telescopes

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The Best of Amateur Telescope Making Journal - Vol 2