Astronomical refracting telescope of 3 3/4 inch ap

Made:
1885 in York
maker:
T. Cooke & Sons

Astronomical refracting telescope of 3 3/4 inch aperture and 58 inch focal length by T. Cooke and Sons, York, on an altazimuth mounting with mahogany stand and wooden case for the telescope tube. Accessories include 2 eyepieces, 2 solar filters, solar wedge wedge (Herschel). A circulation instrument from the Science & Arts Department for use by teachers and dated January 1885.

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Details

Category:
Astronomy
Object Number:
1934-325
Materials:
brass, complete, glass, mahogany
Measurements:
overall (assembled): 1900 x 1580 x 1280 mm
type:
telescope - refracting
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • optical instrument
  • telescope
credit:
Science Museum (Great Britain)

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