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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. AC

    ... Ritchey, George W. The Development of Astro- Photography and the Great Telescopes of the Future. ... On the Modern Reflecting Telescope and ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/archives/AC0175.pdf

  13. abbco

    ... Short-Focus Telescope August 1972 ... 6. Astronomical Instruments other than telescopes and photograph Astrophotometry February 1954 ...

    http://amhistory.si.edu/archives/AC0012.pdf

  14. 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/

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  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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