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Classic Telescope Night
October 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
In cooperation with the Antique Telescope Society, AAI is proud
to present our first “Classic Telescope Night”
featuring telescopes from the 19th and 20th centuries. Recently
donated telescopes, as well as a few that have not seen starlight in a long time, will be set up for your observing pleasure.
See not one but two Zeiss refractors made in 1919, a wood tube
Bardou from the late 1800s, our own Ingalls-Whyte 6” refractor, formerly in our east dome, and many others!
There will be talks on the history of various telescope
makers like Mogey, Bardou and Zeiss featuring Ben Bajorek and Bart Fried of the Antique Telescope Society.
If you have a “classic” in your collection,
feel free to bring it for display and viewing.
For more details contact Jim Nordhausen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Doors open at 7 PM
In case of inclement weather the scopes will be displayed indoors.