CONTENTS
Preface
Acknowledgements
PRE-TELESCOPE ASTRONOMY
DEVELOPMENT OF THE TELESCOPE
SOME BASIC OPTICS
RAY PATHS AND LIGHT LOSSES
TELESCOPE ENGINEERING
DRIVE AND CONTROL
ANCILLARY EQUIPMENT
OBSERVATORY SITES AND BUILDINGS
SOME LARGE TELESCOPES
EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL TELESCOPES
NEW DEVELOPMENTS
Appendix I
Appendix II Glossary
References
Index