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Note about reflecting telescope by Isaac Newton

Reference number: EL/N1/50

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'A new invention of Telescope which performs the effect of much longer ordinary ones by reflecting the object from a metallin concave to a metallin speculum, and from them through a smal microscopical plano-convex glas, to the Eye'

Translated into French mentioning that the first essay was on the length of the tube

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EL/N1/50
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1 page
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Manuscript

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Isaac Newton

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Isaac Newton, Note about reflecting telescope by Isaac Newton, EL/N1/50, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/el_n1_50/note-about-reflecting-telescope-by-isaac-newton, accessed on 10 December 2023

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