The Care and Feeding of an Astronomical Telescope

Jack Kramer

A Publication of the Lake County Astronomical Society

Telescope Technology and Amateur Astronomy

Chapter 1 - Telescopes and Mountings

Chapter 2 - How Telescopes Do What They Do

Chapter 3 - Maintaining a Telescope

Chapter 4 - Accessories

Chapter 5 - More Optical Terminology

Notes of appreciation are due Rich Burns for his guidance on the techniques of star testing telescopes and Grant Barlow for his insights on cleaning the optics of a Schmidt-Cassegrain.

Published in the February 1994 issue of the NightTimes