Astronomical refracting telescope with 3 3/4 inch

Made:
1880-1890 in York
maker:
T. Cooke & Sons

Astronomical refracting telescope with 3 3/4 inch aperture and 52 inch focal length with finder by Cooke on an altazimuth mount with mahogany stand and case. Accessories include 2 eyepieces, 2 solar filters and a solar wedge (Herschel). A circulation instrument from the Science and Arts Department for use by teachers.

Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1990-757
Materials:
brass, complete, mahogany
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Science & Art Department (Science Museum)
status:
Permanent collection

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