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- Author(s)Adam Chen,James L. Chen
- PublisherBirkhauser Verlag AG
- Date of Publication30/06/2015
- GenrePopular Science
- Series TitleThe Patrick Moore Practical Astronomy Series
- Place of PublicationBasel
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- ImprintBirkhauser Verlag AG
- Content Note34 black & white illustrations, 123 colour illustrations, biography
- Weight474 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Table Of ContentsPart I The History of Hubble Space Telescope.- Part II Telescopes and Accessories needed to View the HST Objects.- Part III Spring Objects.- Part IV Summer Objects.- Part V Autumn Objects.- Part VI Winter Objects.- Part VII HST, The James Webb Telescope, and the Future.- Appendix 1 HST Timetable.- Appendix 2 NASA Abbreviations.- Appendix 3 Recommended Reading.- Appendix 4 Telescope and Camera Equipment.- Bibliography.- Author and Graphics Designer Biography.- Index.
- Author BiographyAuthor - James Chen: Retired Department of the Navy and Federal Aviation Administration Radar and Surveillance Systems Engineer. Guest lecturer at local Washington DC/Northern Virginia/Maryland astronomy clubs on amateur astronomy topics of eyepiece design, optical filters, urban and suburban astronomy, and lunar observing. Author of an Astronomy Magazine article on Dobsonian telescope design in November 1989 issue. First book, published in June 2014 by Springer, entitled How to Find the Apollo Landings Sites. Served as a part-time technical and sales consultant for two Washington DC area telescope stores for over 30 years. Graphics Designer - Adam Chen: Former Program Manager of media support for NASA Headquarters in Washington DC. Creator and executive producer of major NASA publications, including the book and web-book application documenting the history of the Space Shuttle Program Celebrating 30 Years of the Space Shuttle Program . Currently works in marketing for Brown Advisory, an investment firm in Baltimore, MD.
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