Refracting telescope of 1 1/2-inch aperture and 15

Made:
1825-1859 in London
maker:
W and S Jones

Refracting telescope of 1 1/2-inch aperture and 15-inch focal length by W. & S. Jones, London, on an adjustable equatorial mounting with wooden case. Accessories include 3 dark glass filters, 4 reading eyepieces for the scales, a diagonal and a spirit lamp with stand [RAS No.136]. Presented to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1899 by Miss Moore.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1931-346
Materials:
mounting & tube, brass and optics, glass
Measurements:
overall (estimate): 550 x 450 x 400 mm
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • scientific equipment
  • astronomical instrument
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Royal Astronomical Society

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