Scientific Results

Telescope optics of Montanari, Cellio, Campani and Bruni at the “Museo della Specola” in Bologna

Year: 2002

Authors: Bònoli F., Miniati M., Greco V., Molesini G.

Autors Affiliation: Museo della Specola dell’UniversitĂ  di Bologna;
Istituto e Museo di storia della Scienza, Firenze;
Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Applicata, Largo E. Fermi 6, 50125 Firenze, Italy

Abstract: Optics of telescope makers Montanari, Cellio, Campani and Bruni housed at the “Museo della Specola” in Bologna have been tested withstate-of-the-art equipment. The most significant findings are reported, and insights into the early stages of development of telescope optics are given.


Volume: 17 (2)      Pages from: 467  to: 474

KeyWords: optical testing; science history; telescopes

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