Featured book, now in its second big printing! With over 55 technical illustrations and photographs, just about every question regarding binoculars is answered.
Here at last is the definitive text on binoculars, designed to help you become an expert on binoculars and how to use them. In the past, most "guides" to binoculars were little more than collections of manufacturer's literature bound into book form. Dr. Seyfried has pulled together over 45 years experience in the design, production, and repair of porro prism binoculars. 172 pages.
This computer software program figures your mirror's wave length accuracy by inputting Foucault Tester zonal readings. Includes disc and booklet. PC/DOS/Windows format.
This 424 page book covers the Foucault test in great detail. Our Foucault Tester was patterned after the one described in this book.
I recommend this book if you are building a scope out of common materials with hand tools. For the first time builder. 240 pages.
Volume 1 covers the topic of Telescope Optics, while Volume 2 concentates on the Mechanics of Telescope Making.
Volumes 1, 2, and 3.
A massive "Bible" covering every aspect of big Dobsonian construction and use. Even if you are not going to build one of these "giants", a very informative and entertaining work. 496 pages.
Tons of answers about telescope optics: Which are best? Why? 374 pages.
Sort of a pre-CCD astronomy craze work, still the best book for film photography. It helps you figure out the correct exposures. 244 pages.
This is the book every telescope manufacturer hates in that it tells you exactly what is wrong with the optics and collimation. 376 pages.
This is the only book on using your binoculars for astronomy you will ever need. Better than any other binocular/astronomy book in that it has Trion star charts. 224 pages.
I love this little book for finding Messier objects. A must! 194 pages.
The ultimate highly detailed star atlas to 9.75 mag.
If you are limited on how much you care to spend on observing guides, get these! These are the only ones I am using right now.