8-inch Grubb refractor, 19th century

8-inch Grubb refractor, 19th century

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Credit: ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: 8-inch Grubb refractor. This telescope was housed at the Cork Observatory, Ireland. It was made by the Grubb Telescope Company, of Dublin, Ireland, founded in 1833. Artwork from 'Handbook of Descriptive and Practical Astronomy' (George Frederick Chambers, 1890 fourth edition).

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