Description - The Great Melbourne Telescope by Richard Gillespie
Erected at Melbourne Observatory in 1869, the telescope was the second largest in the world, designed to explore the nature of the nebulae in the southern skies. Richard Gillespie, head of the History and Technology department at the Melbourne museum has written an entertaining account of the telescope's extraordinary history and tells the story through an amazing cast of characters whose lives intersected with the telescope.
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(250mm x 200mm x mm)
Museum Victoria Publishing
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