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Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope, 1668. Artist: Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope, 1668. Artist: Isaac Newton

1-153-672 - Ann Ronan Picture Library/Heritage-Images

Isaac Newton's reflecting telescope, 1668. Isaac Newton (1642-1727), English scientist and mathematician built the first ever reflecting telescope in 1668. The instrument featured a polished metal speculum (mirror) that magnified 25 times.


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  1. 001301
  1. 0390002641
  1. 1-153-672
  1. 1153672
  1. 2641
  1. 001301

Maximum Image Size

Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 3260x3223
File Size : 30783kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. Isaac Newton, attributed to: British; English: Physicist, mathematician
Medium
  1. Wood
Picture Type
  1. Object

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