This telescope was constructed by George Graham in 1727 for Bradley's personal use in studying the parallax of the star Gamma Draconis. When he was appointed third Astronomer Royal in 1742, Bradley only agreed to bring this instrument to Greenwich…
- Brendan86's collections
A collection of all the telescopes currently on display in the old Royal Observatory Greenwich. Ordered chronologically showing the advances in astronomy from mapping the heavens with huge quadrants to weighing distant stars using the grandiose 28 inch refracting telescope in the green onion dome.