The Principles of Astronomical Telescope Design (Astrophysics and Space Science Library)

By Jingquan Cheng

This publication offers an entire precis of the author's twenty 5 years of expertise in telescope layout. It presents a normal advent to each element of telescope layout. It additionally discusses the speculation in the back of telescope layout intensive, which makes it an exceptional reference e-book for pros. It covers Radio, Infrared, Optical, X-Ray and Gamma-Ray wavelengths. initially released in chinese language.

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