Using the Meade ETX

Using the Meade ETX

Author: Mike Weasner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781447101956

Category: Science

Page: 210

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The Meade ETX range of telescopes is one of the most successful ever made. It is low-cost, has sold in its tens of thousands, and is available in almost every country. Here, ETX expert Mike Weasner reveals everything any amateur astronomer ever wanted to know about the telescope. First book dedicated entirely to the ETX. Written by an acknowledged world authority. Describes the "best" 100 objects to begin observing. Contains detailed hints and tips aimed at getting the best out of the ETX. Features imaging (photographic and digital) as well as visual observing.

Using the Meade ETX

Using the Meade ETX

Author: Mike Weasner

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1852333510

Category: Science

Page: 228

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The Meade ETX range of telescopes is one of the most successful ever made. It is low-cost, has sold in its tens of thousands, and is available in almost every country. Here, ETX expert Mike Weasner reveals everything any amateur astronomer ever wanted to know about the telescope. First book dedicated entirely to the ETX. Written by an acknowledged world authority. Describes the "best" 100 objects to begin observing. Contains detailed hints and tips aimed at getting the best out of the ETX. Features imaging (photographic and digital) as well as visual observing.

Backpacker

Backpacker

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Page: 156

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

How to Use a Computerized Telescope

How to Use a Computerized Telescope

Author: Michael A. Covington

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521007909

Category: Nature

Page: 244

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How to Use a Computerized Telescope is the first handbook that describes how to get your computerized telescope up-and-running, and how to embark on a program of observation. It explains in detail how the sky moves, how your telescope tracks it, and how to get the most out of any computerized telescope. Packed full of practical advice and tips for troubleshooting, it translates the manufacturers' technical jargon into easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, and includes many of the author's tried and tested observing techniques.

Science and Engineering Projects Using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Science and Engineering Projects Using the Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Author: Paul Bradt

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781484258118

Category: Computers

Page: 255

View: 425

Hone your understanding of science and engineering concepts with the versatile Arduino microcontroller and powerful Raspberry Pi mini-computer. The simple, straightforward, fun projects in this book use the Arduino and Raspberry Pi to build systems that explore key scientific concepts and develop engineering skills. Areas explored include force/acceleration, heat transfer, light, and astronomy. You'll work with advanced tools, such as data logging, advanced design, manufacturing, and assembly techniques that will take you beyond practical application of the projects you'll be creating. Technology is ever evolving and changing. This book goes beyond simple how-tos to teach you the concepts behind these projects and sciences. You'll gain the skills to observe and adapt to changes in technology as you work through fun and easy projects that explore fundamental concepts of engineering and science. What You'll LearnMeasure the acceleration of a car you're riding in Simulate zero gravity Calculate the heat transfer in and out of your house Photography the moon and planets Who This Book Is ForHobbyists, students, and instructors interested in practical applications and methods to measure and learn about the physical world using inexpensive Maker technologies.

Astronomy with Small Telescopes

Astronomy with Small Telescopes

Author: Stephen Tonkin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781447102298

Category: Science

Page: 162

View: 110

Small telescopes, whether simple beginners' telescopes or refined computer-controlled instruments, are gaining popularity fast as technology improves and public interest increases. In this book the author has brought together the experience of small telescope users to provide an insightful look into just what is possible. It is written for newcomers to astronomy and experts. Topics covered include: refractors, reflectors, advanced catadioptric telescopes, and a simple radio telescope. Almost everyone with an interest in practical astronomy will want this book.

Popular Science

Popular Science

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Page: 120

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Choosing and Using a New CAT

Choosing and Using a New CAT

Author: Rod Mollise

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387097725

Category: Science

Page: 335

View: 617

Choosing and Using the New CAT will supersede the author’s successful Choosing and Using a Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope, which has enjoyed enthusiastic support from the amateur astronomy community for the past seven years. Since the first book was published, a lot has changed in the technology of amateur astronomy. The sophistication and variety of the telescopes available to amateurs has increased dramatically. Computerized SCTs, Maksutov-Cassegrains, and most recently Meade’s new and acclaimed Ritchey-Chrétiens have come to dominate the market. That means that all amateurs considering the purchase of a new telescope (not only a SCT, and not just beginners) will benefit from this detailed guide. Choosing the right telescope for particular kinds of observation (or even for general work) is far from easy – but Rod Mollise gives invaluable advice and guidance.

Popular Science

Popular Science

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Page: 96

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Maximum PC

Maximum PC

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Page: 132

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Maximum PC is the magazine that every computer fanatic, PC gamer or content creator must read. Each and every issue is packed with punishing product reviews, insightful and innovative how-to stories and the illuminating technical articles that enthusiasts crave.

Backpacker

Backpacker

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Page: 144

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars

A Buyer's and User's Guide to Astronomical Telescopes & Binoculars

Author: James Mullaney

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781846287077

Category: Science

Page: 204

View: 289

Both beginning/novice amateur astronomers (at the level of Astronomy and Night Sky magazine readers), as well as more advanced amateur astronomers (level of Sky and Telescope) will find this book invaluable and fascinating. It includes detailed up-to-date information on sources, selection and use of virtually every major type, brand and model of such instruments on today’s market. The book also includes details on the latest released telescope lines, e.g. the 10-, 12-, 14- and 16-inch aperture models of the Meade LX-R series. As a former editor for Sky & Telescope, Astronomy, and Star & Sky magazines, the author is the ideal person to write this book.