The astronomy of Birr Castle / Patrick Moore ; with a foreword by the Sixth Earl of Rosse.

Title: 
The astronomy of Birr Castle / Patrick Moore ; with a foreword by the Sixth Earl of Rosse.
Author/Artist: 
Moore, Patrick.
Publisher: 
York : Quacks Books, c1991.
Description: 
xiv, 81 p., [9] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79132
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Archives (Non-Active)
Call Number: 
Range 16, Bay 3, Shelf 6, Mark Pendergrast research collection
Notes: 
Originally published : 1971, reprinted with a new foreword: 1982.
"In the 1840s, a distinguished telescope-maker and astronomer, the 3rd Earl of Rosse, built his great 72-inch reflecting telescope"--P. [2] of cover.
This item is part of the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [79]-81).
Mark Pendergrast research collection
Contents: 
The castle --
The first Birr telescopes --
The great reflector --
Into deep space --
An astronomical centre --
The heat of the moon --
The last phase --
The achievement --
The astronomers of Birr Castle --
The chronology of Birr astronomy.
ISBN: 
0948333073
9780948333071