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Observation by Tom Moran: Len Clucas refractor

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Tom Moran

Observer

Tom Moran

Observed

2021 Jun 01 - 11:52

Uploaded

2021 Jun 01 - 11:57

Objects

Equipment

Equipment
  • Clucas 5 inch refractor
Location

Whitley Bay

Title

Len Clucas refractor

About this image

This telescope was made by Len Clucas (BAA Horace Dall Medal). The objective is old (Victorian?) and set in a brass cell. Focal ratio is f12. I will post an image of the cell if anyone would like to hazard a guess at the maker.

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Denis Buczynski
Denis Buczynski, 2021 Jun 01 - 20:23 UTC

Hi Tom,

I was under the impression that this OG was from the Lilburn Tower Observatory and was 7 inch Merz and Mahler. Or is that another OG that Len has worked on?

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