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A History of Optical Telescopes in AstronomyDevelopments in Optics and the Newly Invented Telescope

A History of Optical Telescopes in Astronomy: Developments in Optics and the Newly Invented... [After the original flurry of activity and outstanding discoveries associated with the first two lens telescopes, frustrations started to develop as it was realised that there were limits to these instruments. To start improving an instrument, whether this is a telescope or any other device, it is necessary to describe what its shortcomings are.] http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png

A History of Optical Telescopes in AstronomyDevelopments in Optics and the Newly Invented Telescope

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Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright
© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2018
ISBN
978-3-319-99087-3
Pages
33 –51
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-99088-0_3
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Abstract

[After the original flurry of activity and outstanding discoveries associated with the first two lens telescopes, frustrations started to develop as it was realised that there were limits to these instruments. To start improving an instrument, whether this is a telescope or any other device, it is necessary to describe what its shortcomings are.]

Published: Oct 2, 2018

Keywords: Moore Hall; Peter Dollond; Guinand; Dolland; John Dollond

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