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Description

Schmidt telescope by Cox, Hargreaves and Thomson, England, 1951, on base by Grubb Parsons, Newcastle, 1930 from west tower of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh

Museum reference

T.2010.31

Collection

History of Science

Object name

Telescope

Production information

Cox, Hargreaves and Thomson, Manufacturer of telescope
England, EUROPE

Date

1951
1930

Associations

Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
Eponym: Schmidt, Bernhard, 1879 - 1935
Maker of base: Grubb Parsons
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EUROPE
Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, EUROPE

References

https://www.nms.ac.uk/explore-our-collections/stories/science-and-technology/schmidt-telescope

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