By Philip S. Harrington
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Ten new homemade tasks for construction your individual astronomical equipment
Easy pointers on developing, utilizing, and taking care of telescopes and different astronomical equipment
Lists of the place to discover every little thing astronomical, together with sites and assets; vendors, purchasers, and conventions; and company listings for items and services