Gregorian reflecting telescope

Made:
1817-1862 in Kilmarnock

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Gregorian reflecting telescope of 6 inch aperture and 30 inch focal length by Thomas Morton, Kilmarnock, on an altazimuth mounting with a table top stand.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1979-164
Materials:
brass, incomplete, speculum and wood
type:
telescope - reflecting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
  • telescope - reflecting
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
On loan from the Wellcome Trust