University Place

The Burnham Telescope

Special | 58m 10s Video has closed captioning.

Jim Lattis, Director of UW Space Place, discusses the history of Sherburne W. Burnham’s telescope, a 6-inch refractor telescope built in 1870. Lattis documents the locations around the country and around the world where the telescope was set up to view double stars and eclipses.

Aired: 01/09/18

Rating: TV-G

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