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ERIC Number: EJ267557
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Selecting Your First Telescope.
Harrington, Sherwood
Mercury, v11 n4 p106-16 Jul-Aug 1982
Designed for first-time telescope purchasers, provides information on how a telescope works; major telescope types (refractors, reflectors, compound telescopes); tripod, pier, altazimuth, and equatorial mounts; selecting a telescope; visiting an astronomy club; applications/limitations of telescope use; and tips on buying a telescope. Includes a bibliography for first-time telescope owners. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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