Article ID: CBB000068212

An account of the Royal Society's Newton telescope (1996)


Description Examines “the history and provenance of Newton's early reflecting telescopes and argues that at least part of the extant instrument may be Newton's, making it possibly the world's oldest surviving reflecting telescope.”

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Authors & Contributors
Mills, Allan A.
Hoskin, Michael A.
Weinstock, Robert
Turvey, P. J.
Sellés, Manuel A.
Pisano, Raffaele
American Journal of Physics
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Sylva Clius: Revista de Historia de la Ciencia
Osiris: A Research Journal Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Journal for the History of Astronomy
Pavia University Press
Pantheon Books
Celestial mechanics
Comets; meteors; meteorites
Newton, Isaac
Polonio, Nicolas
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm von
Hooke, Robert
Collins, John
Time Periods
17th century
18th century

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