Astronomical refractor with 3 3/5-inch (92mm) trip

Made:
1771 in London
maker:
Peter Dollond

Astronomical refractor with 3 3/5-inch (92mm) triplet objective of 45-inch focal length by Peter Dollond, without stand [RAS No.16]. Used by the Rev. Francis Wollaston (c.1770-1820) and presented to the Royal Astronomical Society in 1828 by William Hyde Wollaston. Later given to the British Astronomical Association in 1957.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1982-1802
Materials:
brass, glass, mahogany
type:
refracting telescopes
credit:
British Astronomical Association
status:
Permanent collection

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