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By Isaac Asimov

How do astronomers do their paintings at the present time? during this publication, Isaac Asimov bargains an updated account of stargazing at the present time, from the most recent technological advances in house telescopes, pcs, and radio telescopes to the straightforward act of observing skyward on a starry evening with binoculars and pencil and paper in hand. here's a attention-grabbing array of astronomers’ equipment, apparatus, and concepts.

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Kubis Tom Stack and Associates: p. 6 (insets). 6 California Association for Research in Astronomy: p. 7 (top), courtesy of Itek Optical Systems, in conjunction with the California Association for Research in Astronomy: p. 7 (bottom). E California 8 (insets). Space Telescope Science Institute: pp. 9 (top). 10 (center inset). Science Photo Fred Klein: p. 10 (background). £ Mark Maxwell. 1988: pp. 10 (bottom inset), 15 (top). National Optical Astronomy Observatories: p. 11. t Royal Observatory. Edinburgh, 1986; pp.

And the 1MB Collaboration; p. 14 (top inset) courtesy of the 1MB Collaboration; pp. 14-15 (bottom). E Rick Karpinski DeWalt and Associates: pp. 16 (all). 17 (bottom). 23. Yerkes Observatory photographs; p. 17 (upper). G Leslie Bellavance. 1989: p. 18 (background). E Don Hurliss: p. 18 (inset), printed with special permission of Dr. Janet A. Mattei. Director of AAVSO: p. 20 (both), photographs by Matthew Groshek and Kate Kriege. S Gareth Stevens. Inc.. 1989; p. 21 (left), courtesy of Celestron International: p.

8 (background). 10 (top inset), courtesy of Jet Propulsion Laboratory: p. 4 (large). E Greg Mort. 1984: p. 5 (bottom), courtesy of Wyoming Travel Commission: p. 5 (inset), from the collection of George G. Young: p. 6 (background). E Earl L. Kubis Tom Stack and Associates: p. 6 (insets). 6 California Association for Research in Astronomy: p. 7 (top), courtesy of Itek Optical Systems, in conjunction with the California Association for Research in Astronomy: p. 7 (bottom). E California 8 (insets).

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