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  1. Vassar Telescope | National Museum of American History

    ... Vassar Telescope. This telescope was used by Maria Mitchell, America's first woman astronomer and first woman scientist of note. ...

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/press/fact-sheets/vassar-telescope

  2. Donkeys, lard, and a telescope: eclipse exploration in 1878 ...

    ... that Langley would want to use the same telescope in Wadesboro that ... Borrowing large lenses and other telescopes also makes sense because his ...

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/eclipse-exploration-1878

  3. The cosmos in your living room: Spitz Junior Planetarium and ...

    ... Here in the museum's collections, we also have interesting sights for astronomy fans to behold, including various telescopes and astronomical ...

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/blog/1960s-spitz-junior-planetarium

  4. NMAH | Navigation | Telescope

    ... Telescope. Sailors use telescopes of long-focal length to sight distant ships and landfalls. Most eighteenth-century telescopes ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/navigation/type.cfm?typeid=12

  5. NMAH | Navigation | Telescope

    ... Back. Telescope. Catalogue number: 1998.0088.01. Inscriptions: "G. Bracher London for EA Kutz New York". Dimensions ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/navigation/object.cfm?recordnumber=1183886

  6. The History Explorer Podcast Teacher Guide: Collecting the ...

    ... successful telescope maker?  Why were Americans in the mid 1800's interested in astronomy?  Who purchased and used the telescopes Henry ...

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/sites/default/files/Teacher%20Guide_Henry%20Fitz's%20Telescope%20Shop.pdf

  7. NMAH | Surveying & Geodesy | Zenith Telescope

    ... Portable zenith telescopes could be used for geodetic purposes. ... The first zenith telescope in America was made by John Bird in London in 1763 ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/surveying/type.cfm?typeid=23

  8. NMAH | Surveying & Geodesy | Telescopic Alidade

    ... Gurley began offering telescopic alidades in 1884, explaining that "This instrument ... It has an erecting telescope with level above, and a vertical circle ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/surveying/object.cfm?recordnumber=764356

  9. Telescoping Shopping Cart Collection, 1946-1983; 2000 ...

    ... Records: contain deals of finances and operation of Telescope Carts, Inc. ... information relating to the development of the telescoping shopping cart ...

    http://invention.si.edu/telescoping-shopping-cart-collection-1946-1983-2000

  10. Multiple-Mirror Telescope Videohistory Collection, 1989 ...

    ... Multiple-Mirror Telescope Videohistory Collection, 1989. ... Inventor Name. Multiple-Mirror Telescope Videohistory Collection. Repository. ...

    http://invention.si.edu/multiple-mirror-telescope-videohistory-collection-1989

  11. History Explorer: Henry Fitz's Telescope Shop | National ...

    ... Subscribe to our monthly newsletter. History Explorer: Henry Fitz's Telescope Shop. May 12, 2010. ... Teacher Guide_Henry Fitz's Telescope Shop.pdf. ...

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/connect/podcasts/history-explorer-henry-fitzs-telescope-shop

  12. OurStory : Activities : Exploring the Sky : Telescopes and ...

    The OurStory program consists of a series of units designed by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Each unit helps children ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/v/observatory.html

  13. OurStory : Activities : Exploring the Sky

    ... the night sky for yourself with a trip outside, to the local planetarium, or a nearby telescope. ... Download the PDF ». Telescopes and Observatories ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/activities/telescope/

  14. OurStory : Activities : Exploring the Sky : More Information

    ... Her discovery won her awards, including a gold medal from the King of Denmark, a new telescope, and a prize of one hundred dollars from the ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/activities/telescope/more.html

  15. Parent Guide Page 1 of 2

    ... More information at http://americanhistory.si.edu/ourstory/activities/telescope/. OurStory: Exploring the Sky Telescopes and Observatories ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/telescope/telescope_observatories.pdf

  16. Parent Guide Page 1 of 2

    ... Public Viewings” where astronomers share their telescopes with others and talk together. c. The local college or university might have a telescope! ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/ourstory/pdf/telescope/telescope_stars.pdf

  17. This transcript accurately records the words and pauses of the ...

    ... Henry Fitz was America's first successful, commercial telescope maker and the large number of telescopes that came out of his shop were important ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/thinkfinity/podcast/transcripts/Podcast_HenryFitz_Transcript.pdf

  18. Meet Our Museum Podcast: The Shopping Cart

    ... this idea to create a telescoping shopping cart; something that is hinged really and it sort of moves inward and allows the baskets to telescope in a ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/thinkfinity/podcast/transcripts/Podcast_Shoppingcart_Transcript.pdf

  19. Technology, Invention, and Innovation collections

    ... telescoping carts was handled by Telescope Carts Inc ... an opportunity, and soon telescoped carts were ... A Brief History of the Telescopic Grocery Cart ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/archives/d8739.htm

  20. West Point in the Making of America

    Zenith telescope, Back. Close Window.

    http://americanhistory.si.edu/westpoint/history_2a_pop2_l.html

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