Observing The Sun With Coronado™ Telescopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)
Observing the Sun with Coronado™ Telescopes (The Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series)
For this ground-breaking book, Philip Pugh has assembled a team of contributors who show just how much solar observation work can be accomplished with Coronado telescopes, and explain how to get the best from these marvelous instruments. The book shows that Solar prominences, filaments, flares, sunspots, plage and active regions are all visible and can be imaged to produce spectacular solar photographs.
From the reviews:
"Observing the Sun is becoming more and more popular these days … . there’s a whole range of Coronado solar telescopes on offer. This book aims to clarify the differences between them and give you solid advice on what each one can do. … The chapters are well written and comprehensive. … this is actually a very useful resource if you’re interested in pursuing solar observing or imaging – not just if you have a scope made by Coronado in your garage. … it’s highly recommended." (Pete Lawrence, BBC Sky at Night, April, 2008)
"Philip Pugh’s new book, which includes contributions from several expert coauthors, covers more ground than its title suggests – including gear from other manufacturers....