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Groups of curious people peered through the refracting telescope set up on the steps of the Burj Khalifa.
Telescope makers both amateur and professional may be interested in a new refracting telescope concept I have evolved over two years of intensive research.
Aldrich, who graduated from Worcester Academy and Brown, became interested in astronomy after the Class of 1897 gave the academy a refracting telescope in 1907.
Members of the public will be able to book sessions on the observatory's 28-inch refracting telescope on selected nights.
The eyepiece of a refracting telescope is a magnifier.
The observatory houses a fully digitized 1926 Alvan Clark 12 3/8-inch refracting telescope and fully equipped classroom.
He couldn't wait to peek through Dan Dickerson's $3,000 refracting telescope, with four squeaky clean lenses, all eight surfaces polished and precise, and a beautiful solar filter.