The telescopes of Seventeenth-Century Italy
Authors: Molesini G.
Autors Affiliation: Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy
Abstract: A discussion about the telescopes of seventeenth-century Italy is presented. Working with glass that was often of poor quality, seventeenth-century artisans developed sophisticated instruments for astronomical and terrestrial observation. The researchers have used modern instruments to analyze a number of early lenses.
Volume: 14(6) Pages from: 34 to: 39
KeyWords: Astronomy; Glass; Lenses; Optimization, Instrumental optics, Optical telescopesDOI: 10.1364/OPN.14.6.000034Citations: 2data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2023-01-29References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)