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The Telescope by Louis Bell

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The Telescope
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN/ASIN: B0000EFPIN
Number of pages: 294

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This book is written for the many observers, who use telescopes for study or pleasure and desire more information about their construction and properties. It attempts neither exhaustive technicalities nor popular descriptions of great observatories and their work.

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