Astronomical telescope, 1680.
3 4 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Astronomical telescope, 1680.

© Science Museum / Science & Society Picture Library


This is one of the earliest items in the King George III collection of scientific instruments, and was probably made by Christopher Cock of London. It has two lenses which give an inverted image and provides a magnification of about 30.

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