[AZ-Observing] Re: Optics

  • From: Roger Ceragioli <rogerc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: az-observing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 10:24:10 -0700

Hi, Janis.

Some books on astronomical optics, meaning the design of optics.

Elementary but very useful:  "Telescope Optics" by H. Rutten and M. van 
Venroiij.  Published by Willmann-Bell.

More advanced: "Practical Computer-Aided Lens Design" by G. H. Smith.  
Also published by Willmann-Bell.

Very advanced:  "Reflecting Telescope Optics" by R. N. Wilson.  
Published by Springer Verlag.

If you're interested in refractors, you might like to look at my 
website, which is sort of medium advanced and includes apos and the 

Hope this helps,
Roger Ceragioli

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