The Antique Telescope in the Twenty-First Century

Part of the Patrick Moore's Practical Astronomy Series book series (PATRICKMOORE)


We are nearing the end of this broad survey of the classic telescope market. As we have seen, amateur astronomers derive great joy from restoring and using them under the stars. But old telescopes, like any other avenue of technological history, are also sought out by collectors, who can cough up breathtaking sums of money for an instrument with the right mixture of condition and provenance.


National Science Museum Amateur Astronomer Zeiss Telescope Whale Bone Technological History 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GlasgowUK

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