Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical)) Clockwork drive, for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture (instrument component; telescope drive (mechanical))

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Clockwork drive designed by the Rev. Sheepshank for refracting telescope of 5.9-inch aperture by Dollond mounted on English type equatorial mounting

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1929-949 Pt2
Materials:
steel and brass
Measurements:
Clockwork drive: 1085 mm x 465 mm x 200 mm, 22 kg
type:
instrument component and telescope drive (mechanical)
credit:
Royal Observatory, Greenwich