ISBN: 978 1846930430
This book is based on a GCSE course, and is very popular
The view through the eyepiece of a good Telescope is an experience which often marks the turning point from an interest in telescopes to an overwhelming urge to own one. However, a visit to a telescope supplier and a study of the prices, can deter all but the most passionate of Amateur Astronomers. However, the remedy is a simple one; almost anyone who wishes to may build a Telescope capable of studying the surface of the Moon, the rings of Saturn, the brighter Moons of Jupiter, Nebulae and Double Stars.
About the Author
Rob Smith graduated in Electronics, Physics and Mathematics and then spent some years working for large electronics companies and restoring Astronomical Observatories. After his first wife suddenly died he picked up the pieces of his life and married again, this time to a lady from Russia. Having lived for some years in Spain he and his new family returned to Hampshire where he now works as a Lecturer.