The 90cm Cassegrain telescope in Edinburgh

The 90cm Cassegrain telescope in Edinburgh

R110/0170 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 63.0MB

Downloadable file size: 5.3MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Restrictions: This image may not be used to state or imply ROE endorsement of any company or product

Caption: A 90cm Cassegrain telescope at the Royal Observat- ory in Edinburgh, Scotland. The telescope, which is no longer in use, was installed in 1928; the manually-operated dome was inaugurated in 1894. This reflecting telescope was used for almost 50 years to obtain thousands of star spectra with the spectrograph seen at extreme bottom right. The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, operates two of the world's major telescopes: the 3.8m UK Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) and the millimetre-wave James Clerk Maxwell Telescope (JCMT), both in Hawaii.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: astronomy, astrophysics, cassegrain, cassegrain telescope, edinburg, edinburgh, optical telescope, royal observatory, telescope

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.