Tuesday 13 July 2021

Comet Coggia observed with the Cooke 25 inch telescope


On July 12th 1874 Robert Newall and Norman Lockyer observed comet Coggia using the Thomas Cooke & Sons 25 inch telescope. The observations were made at Newall’s observatory at Gateshead. 

The 25 inch was at the time the largest telescope in the world.

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