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Eyes on the Universe

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1 Before the Telescope.- 2 The Very First Telescopes.- 3 Aerial Telescopes - and others.- 4 Enter the Reflector.- 5 William Herschel.- 6 The "Leviathan of Parsonstown ".- 7 The Age of the Great Refractors.- 8 George Ellery Hale and the Hooker Telescope.- 9 Palomar.- 10 The New Telescopes.- 11 The Summit of Mauna Kea.- 12 From Sussex to La Palma.- 13 Telescopes of Many Kinds.- 14 Telescopes Beyond the Earth.- Epilogue Into the Future.- Appendix 1 The History of the Telescope.- Appendix 2 Some Great Telescopes.


"By reading this book, one understands better how a TV programme like "the Sky at Night" may celebrate its 40th anniversary." Physicalia

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