Reference numberCLP/2/14
TitlePaper, 'A dioptrick problem, why four convex glasses in a telescope shew objects erect' by Will Molineux [William Molyneux]
Date3 November 1686
DescriptionMolyneux explains the dioptric issue of convex glasses in telescopes showing objects upright when there is a single lens, inverted with two lenses, upright with three, and still upright with four lenses.

Subject: Optics

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A dioptrick problem, why four convex-glasses in a telescope, shew objects erect'.

The paper is also found in the 'Journal des Scavans' for Monday 17 September 1685, p 466.

Read to the Royal Society on 3 November 1686.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1686.0027
Printed in the 'Philosophical Transactions' Volume 16, Issue 183, (1686)
Related records in the catalogueRBO/6/121
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5638Molyneux; William (1656 - 1698)1656 - 1698
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