Refracting telescope of 1 1/2 inch aperture and 13

Made:
1760-1780 in London
maker:
George Adams

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Refracting telescope of 1 1/2 inch aperture and 13 inch focal length by Adams, London, on an adjustable equatorial mounting.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1924-470
Materials:
brass and glass
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 560 x 240 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:
Mr Thomas H. Court

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