Books by Philip S. Harrington

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Astronomy For All Ages


The Deep Sky: An Introduction


Eclipse!


The Illustrated Timeline of the Universe


The Space Shuttle


Star Ware, 4th edition


Star Watch


Touring the Universe Through Binoculars

 

Star Ware

Chapter 1.  

Parlez Vous "Telescope?"

 

Topics covered On-line Bonus Material Recommended reading

 

Topics covered

    Basic terms and definitions, including:

  • Aperture

  • Focal Length

  • Focal Ratio

  • Magnification

  • Light-gathering Ability

  • Resolving Power


On-line Bonus Material


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