Wednesday 6 October 2021

Drawings made using a Cooke in Descriptive Astronomy by Chambers


In the classic handbook of Descriptive Astronomy by G F Chanbers there are drawings from October 1865 showing a Great Sun Spot. these were drawn by the astronomer Frederick Brodie.

Frederick Brodie had an observatory at Uckfield in Sussex where he had an 8.5 inch Cooke. He later moved to the Isle of Wight taking his Observatory and Cooke telescope with him.

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