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Reflecting Telescope Optics I

Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development

Authors: Wilson, Raymond N.

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R.N. Wilson's two-volume treatise on reflecting telescope optics has become a classic in its own right. It is intended to give a complete treatment of the subject, addressing professionals in research and industry as well as students of astronomy and amateur astronomers. This first volume, Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development, is devoted to the theory of reflecting telescope optics and systematically recounts the historical progress. The author's approach is morphological, with strong emphasis on the historical development. The book is richly illustrated including spot-diagrams analysing special systems in modern form. In this second edition, the historical section has been revised. Also, various improvements to the text have been made, and new systems such as the 4-lens corrector of Delabre and the LADS corrector are now covered. The concluding Part II treats manufacture, testing, alignment, and modern techniques.

Table of contents (5 chapters)

Table of contents (5 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reflecting Telescope Optics I
Book Subtitle
Basic Design Theory and its Historical Development
Authors
Series Title
Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-76581-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-76581-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-40106-3
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-30863-9
Series ISSN
0941-7834
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVI, 570
Additional Information
2nd ed. 2004, corr. reprint 2007
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