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Astronomic observatory, vintage image, XIX century
Astrophysics observatory, astronomer exploring the universe, image of XIX century
Telescope built by Frederick William Herschel German Astronomer
Large telescope built in 1774 by Frederick William Herschel German Astronomer, from his observation he discovered Uranus planet, the first planet to be discovered since antiquity
The Leviathan of Parsonstown or Lord Rosse ‘s monster telescope, vintage engraving
Monster telescope called the Leviathan of Parsonstown built in 1845 by Irish William Parsons, earl of Rosse, the world largest telescope of that time weighting 4 tons.
View of Astrophysics Observatory of Potsdam, Germany, vintage engraving
Astrophysics Observatory of Potsdam, Germany founded in 1874, the world’s first observatory at that time explicitly for astrophysics research
Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss, German mathematician engraving portrait
Portrait of Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss (30 April 1777 – 23 February 1855) German the greatest mathematician since antiquity, contributor with significative studies to number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, astronomy, matrix theory and optics.
Refracting telescope at the observatory of Hamilton mountain in California
Achievement in technology: refracting telescope (lenses rather then mirrors) at the observatory of Hamilton mountain in California since 1888, the world’s first permanently occupied mountain-top observatory