Refracting telescope of aperture 6.5 in ( 165mm)

Made:
1851 in London and York
maker:
Baker, Charles
and
Thomas Cooke

Refracting telescope of aperture 6.5 in ( 165mm) in tube of brass and steel by Thomas Cooke, York, 1851, carried on equatorial mount probably by Wray, london, together with driving clock by Charles Baker, 244 High Holborn, London, two Avery metal weights, painted metal base (objective in separate box)

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1986-1243
Materials:
brass, glass, incomplete and steel
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 3200 x 3900 x 700 mm
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Edwards, J.K.