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The Burnham Telescope

The Burnham Telescope

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.


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Tuesday, July 23

3:58 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

Monday, July 29

9:00 pm on The Wisconsin Channel

Tuesday, July 30

7:58 am on The Wisconsin Channel

Thursday, August 15

4:00 am on WPT

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