Eyes on the universe : the story of the telescope / by Patrick Moore.

Title: 
Eyes on the universe : the story of the telescope / by Patrick Moore.
Author/Artist: 
Moore, Patrick.
Publisher: 
London ; New York : Springer, c1997.
Description: 
viii, 114 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Subjects: 
Bib ID: 
79144
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
QB88.M663 1997z
Notes: 
Includes index.
"Written in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the The Sky at Night." --Cover.
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Anglo-Australian telescope (p. 72-74, 89). Adaptive optics (p. 78). Aerial telescopes (p. 14). Armagh Observatory (p. 36). Archenhold Observatory (p. 95). Athens Observatory (p. 45). Byurakan reflector (p. 70). Campani telescopes (p. 16). Cassegrain reflectors (p. 22). Copenhagen Observatory (p. 15). Crimean reflectors (p. 70-71). Observatory in Dehli (p. 15). Gama-ray telescope, La Palma (p. 94). Gemini telescopes (p. 99-100). Gregorian telescopes (p. 19-20). Grubb 41 in refractor (p. 52). Hubble Space telescope (p. 104-107). Herschelian telescopes (p. 31). 40 ft reflector (p. 30-33). Hooker reflector (p. 56-59, 103). Innes refractor (p. 50, 75, 102). Schmidt telescope (p. 65). Keck telescopes (84-87). Kew Observatory (p. 29-30). Kitt Peak Observatory (p. 76). Large binocular telescope (p. 99). La Silla Observtory (p. 77-79). Las Campanas Observatory (p. 77, 79-80). Lick refractor (p. 48-49). Lovell telescope (p. 66-67). Lowell refractor (p. 48-49, 50, 58). Multiple/mono mirror telescope (p. 95-97). Magellan reflector (p. 110). Mayall reflector (p. 76). McMath solar telescope (p. 76-77). Melbourne reflector (p. 46-48). Meudon refractor (p. 48). 200 in reflector (p. 60-64, 67-68, 92). New technology telescope (p. 78-79). Newall telescope (p. 45). Northumberland telescope (p.44-45). Object-glasses (p. 7, 17). Palomar reflector (p. 60-64, 67-68, 92). Paris 49 in refractor (p. 51-52). Parkes Observatory (p. 67). Paris Observatory (p. 15-17). Principle of reflector and refractor (p. 7). 36 in telescope by 3rd Earl of Rosse (p. 35). 75 in telescope by 3rd Earl of Rosse (p. 36-42). Russian 236 in reflector (p. 69-71, 86, 92). Siding Spring Observatory (p. 72-76). Radcliffe Observatory (p. 75). Samarkand observatory (p. 3). Snow telescope (p. 55). Suburu telescope (p. 84-85). Sutherland Observatory (p. 75). Observatory at South Pole (p. 81). Telescope mountings (p. 24). Observatory at Teide (Tenerife) (p. 93). Treptow telescope (p. 95). Vatican advanced technology telescope (p. 98). United Kingdom infra-red telescope (p. 83, 103). Vatican Observatory (p. 97). Vienna refractor (p. 46). William Herschel telescope (p. 92). Whipple Observatory (p. 96). Yerkes refractor (p. 48-49, 54).
Contents: 
Before the telescope --
The very first telescopes --
Aerial telescopes, and others --
Enter the reflector --
William Herschel --
The "Leviathan of Parsonstown --
The age of the great refractors --
George Ellery Hale and the Hooker telescope --
Palomar --
The new telescopes --
The summit of Mauna Kea --
From Sussex to La Palma --
Telescopes of many kinds --
Telescopes beyond the earth --
Into the future.
ISBN: 
3540761640