Examination of a terrestrial telescope with the signature of Galileo
Authors: Miniati M., Greco V., Molesini G.
Autors Affiliation: Ist. e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Firenze, Italy; Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Firenze, Italy; Ist. e Museo di Storia della Scienza, Piazza dei Giudici 1, Firenze, I-50122, Italy; Istituto Nazionalc di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, Firenze, I-50125, Italy
Abstract: A terrestrial telescope with the signature of Galileo on its tube, whose finding in Dresden had been announced in 1956, has been examined both for its structural characteristics and for its optical features. The results of the investigation are presented, and a possible account is given.
Volume: 101 (3) Pages from: 140 to: 142
KeyWords: Lenses; Optical properties, Galilean telescope; Terrestrial telescope; Optical telescopesConnecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click here