Choosing and using a Dobsonian telescope

Main Author: English, Neil.
Other Authors: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : Springer, 2011.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 232 pages) : illustrations.
Series: Patrick Moore's practical astronomy series.
Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. The Dobsonian telescope: John Dobson, the man and his legacy
  • Know thy Dob
  • The mini-Dobs
  • Getting serious
  • The planetary Dobs
  • The 12 to 16 inch Dobs
  • Different strokes
  • Here be monsters
  • pt. 2. Using your Dobsonian: Accessorizing your Dob
  • Adjusting, maintaining, and testing your Dob
  • Sketching and imaging with your Dob
  • Where next, Columbus?