Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 23 August 2016

320 Pages | 92 black and white halftones

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198734277

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (06)

Eyes on the Sky

A Spectrum of Telescopes

Francis Graham-Smith

  • Sets out the progressive opening of windows to the sky, from telescopes to ultraviolet, X-rays and gamma rays
  • Explores the technological feats behind telescopes and looks at the major new telescopes now being built
  • Highlights the new discoveries being made by telescopes working together
  • Includes illustrations of the different kinds of telescope, and explains their basic principles

Also of Interest