Record

Reference numberMOB/016
LevelItem
TitleAerial telescope parts by Christiaan Huygens
Date1691
DescriptionThree glass lenses designed by Christiaan Huygens for his aerial telescope, of focal length 210ft. (RS No 240), 170ft (RS No 23) and 122ft (RS No 22), each in a mahogany carry case. Iron cylinder with wooden spar for carrying the object glass.
ExtentFour parts
FormatScientific Instrument
MaterialsGlass, wood
Access statusOpen
ProvenancePresented to the Society by Christiaan Huygens in 1691
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8062Huygens; Christian (1629 - 1695); natural philosopher1629 - 1695
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