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Baxandall, David. The Circular Dividing Engine of Edward Troughton, 1793. Transactions of the Optical Society 25:3 (January 1924) 135-140.

Baxandall, David. Early Telescopes in the Science Museum, From an Historical Standpoint. Transactions of the Optical Society 24 (1923) 304-320.

Baxandall, David. Replicas of Two Galileo Telescopes. Transactions of the Optical Society 25:3, (January 1924) 141-144. (measurements Galilean optics)

(Beames) Barrie, Susan. One Man's Telescope. Sky & Telescope 8 (Feb. 1949) 87-88.

(Beames) Orchiston, Wayne. Ken Beames (1899-1989): Australian telescope-maker extraordinaire. Journal of the British Astronomical Association 107:2 (1997) 83-87.

Beattie, Brian. The 6-Inch Cooke Refractor in Toronto. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 76:2 (1982) 109-128.

Bechler, Zev. 'A Less Agreeable Matter': The Disagreeable Case of Newton and Achromatic Refraction. The British Journal for the History of Science 8 (1975) 101-126.

Beck, R.L. and Daryl Schrader. America's Planetariums and Observatories. St. Petersburg: Sunwest Space Systems, 1991. 226pp.

Becker, E. Mikrometer und Mikrometermessungen. pp64-244. Valentiner, W., ed. Handwoerterbuch der Astronomie. Breslau: Eduard Trewendt, 1899. (micrometer)

Beckman, Olof. Samuel Klingenstierna and the Achromatic Lens. Part I, Correspondence with John Dollond. Journal of the Antique Telescope Society 22 (2002) 9-15. Part II, Correction of spherical and chromatic aberration. JATS 23 (2002) 3-8.

Bedini, Silvio. The Aerial Telescope. Technology & Culture 8:3 (July 1967) 395-401.

Bedini, Silvio. An Early Optical Lens Grinding Lathe. Technology & Culture 8:1 (Jan. 1967) 74-77.

Bedini, Silvio. Lens Making for Scientific Instrumentation in the Seventeenth Century. Applied Optics 5:5 (May 1966) 687-694.

Bedini, Silvio. On Making Telescope Tubes in the 17th Century. Physis 4 (1962) 110-116. Reprinted in Silvio Bedini, Science and Instruments in Seventeenth Century Italy. Aldershot: Variorum, 1994.

Bedini, Silvio. The Makers of Galileo's Scientific Instruments. From: Silvio Bedini, Science and Instruments in Seventeenth Century Italy. Aldershot: Variorum, 1994.

Bedini, Silvio A. The Transit in the Tower: English Astronomical Instruments in Colonial America. Annals of Science, 54:2 (March 1997) 161-196.

Bedini, Silvio & Arthur Bennett. 'A Treatise on Optics' by Giovanni Christoforo Bolantio. Annals of Science 52 (1995) 103-126. Reprinted in: Silvio Bedini; Patrons, Artisans, and Instruments of Science, 1600-1750; Aldershot: Variorum, 1999.

Bedini, Silvio. The Tube of Long Vision, the physical characteristics of the early 17th century telescope. Physis 13 (147-204) 1971. Reprinted in Silvio Bedini, Science and Instruments in Seventeenth Century Italy. Aldershot: Variorum, 1994.

Bedini, Silvio. The Zenith Sector in Colonial America. Professional Surveyor, April 1997, pp36-38; May/June 1997, pp50-52. (transit)

Bell, Louis. Ghosts and Oculars. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 56:2 (Feb. 1921) 45-58.

Bell, Louis. Notes on the Early Evolution of the Reflector. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada 16 (06/1922) 179-185.

Bell, Lewis. Notes on the Early Evolution of the Reflector. Popular Astronomy 29 (1921) 557-559. (Louis Bell)

Bell, Louis. The Telescope. N.Y.: Dover, 1981 (1922).

Bell, Trudy E. The Roles of Lesser-Known American Telescope Makers in 19th-Century American Observatories. Journal of the Antique Telescope Society 23 (2002) 9-18.

Bell, Trudy E. In the Shadow of Giants: Forgotten Nineteenth Century American Telescope Makers and Their Crucial Role in Popular Astronomy. Griffith Observer, Sept. 1986, pp3-14.

(Belletti) Turner, Gerard. Three Late Seventeenth Century Italian Telescopes, two signed by Paolo Belletti of Bologna. From: Scientific Instruments & Experimental Philosophy. Aldershot: Variorum, 1990.

Benensohn, Jeffrey. The First Telescopes and Their Impact. Griffith Observer 58 (Feb. 1994) 2-15.

Bennett, J.A. Catalogue of the Archives and Manuscripts of the Royal Astronomical Society. Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society 85 (1978) 1-90.

Bennett, J.A. The Divided Circle: A History of Instruments for Astronomy, Navigation, and Surveying. Oxford: Phaidon, 1987.

Bennett, J.A. The English Quadrant in Europe: Instruments and the Growth of Consensus in Practical Astronomy. Journal for the History of Astronomy 23:1 (1992) 1-14. (transit)

Bennett, J.A. Equipping the Radcliffe Observatory: Thomas Hornsby and his Instrument Makers. From: R.G.W.Anderson, J.A. Bennett, and W.F. Ryan. Making Instruments Count. Cambridge: Variorum, 1993.

Bennett, J.A. The First Aplanatic Object Glass. Journal for the History of Astronomy 13:3 (1982) 206-208. (Tulley)

Bennett, J.A. The Giant Reflector 1770-1870. From: Forbes, E.G., ed. Human Implications of Scientific Advance. Edinburgh, 1978.

Bennett, J.A. Instruments in the History of Astronomy. Endeavour 23:3 (1999) 98-9.

Bennett, James A. Shopping for Instruments in Paris and London. pp370-395. Pamela H. Smith & Paula Findlen, ed. Merchants and marvels: Commerce, Science, and Art in Early Modern Europe. NY: Routledge, 2002.

Benson, D.E. The Making of a Speculum. Liverpool: Liverpool Astronomical Society, 1913. 48pp.

Berget, Alphonse. Le Ciel...Illustre sous la Direction de Lucien Rudaux. Paris, Librarie Larousse, 1923. pp187-206.

Bergh, Sidney van den. Visiting Germany's Largest Telescope. Sky & Telescope 27 (May 1964) 268-272. (Zeiss 2m Cassegrain / Schmidt).

Berry, Richard. Astronomy's Neglected Child - The Long Refractor. Sky & Telescope 51:2 (Feb. 1976) 130-134.

Berry, Richard. Telescope-Making Revolution. Astronomy 26:8 (August 1998) 105-109.

Berthon, E.L. The Berthon Telescope Stand. Intellectual Observer 6 (1865) 203-204. (Horne & Thornthwaite)

Berthon, E.L. A New Table-Stand for Astronomical Telescopes. Intellectual Observer 4 (1864) 282-285.

Berthon, E.L. Star Following. Intellectual Observer 5 (1864) 338-340.

Bertini, Silvia. A Catalogue of English, French, Italian, and German Scientific Instruments Makers From 1750 to 1900. Nuncius 8:1 (1993) 287-293. (2900 entries, Italian, not published)

Bevis J. ...Mr. Gascoigne's Invention of the Micrometer. Philosophical Transactions 48 (1753-1754) 190-192.

Bhathal, Ragbir and Graeme White. Under the Southern Cross: a brief history of astronomy in Australia. Kenthurst: Kangaroo Press, 1991.

Bianchini, Francesco. Observations Concerning the Planet Venus. Translated by Sally Beaumont, assisted by Peter Fay. Berlin: Springer, 1996. (aerial telescopes)

Bidder, G.P. On a New Form of Position Micrometer. M.N.R.A.S 34 (June 1874) 394-396. (ghost micrometer)

Biesbroeck, G. van. Telescopes Around Tucson. Astronomical Society of the Pacific Leaflet #439, Jan. 1966. 8pp.

Binder, Alan. A Telescope of the 17th Century. Sky & Telescope 83:4 (April, 1992) 444-450. (replica refractor)

Bird, Frederick. A Clepsydra for Driving Telescopes. Intellectual Observer 8 (1866) 421-423.

(Bird) Bedini, Silvio. Bird, John. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Gillispie, ed. New York: Scribner, 1970--.

(Bird) Chapman, Alan. Out of the Meridian: John Bird's equatorial sector and the new technology of astronomical measurement. Annals of Science 52 (1995) 431-463.

(Bird) Hellman, C.D. John Bird (1709-1776), Mathematical Instrument Maker in the Strand. Isis 17 (1932) 127-153.

(Bird) McConnell, Anita. Bird, John (1709-1776). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/2448 Oct. 2004.

(Bird) Moscowitz, Saul. The Ghost Scales of John Bird. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society #8 (1986) 8-11.

Bishop, Roy L. Newton's Telescope Revealed. Sky & Telescope 59 (March 1980) 207.

Black, Peter and Vincent Ford. Astronomy: the Australian National University Mount Stromlo and Siding Springs Observatory. n.p., n.d. 32pp.

Blair, Archibald. On the Permanency of Achromatic Telescopes constructed with Fluid Object-Glasses. Edinburgh Journal of Science 7 (1827) 336-342.

Blakeslee, Sandra. Astronomy From the Ground Up. Mosaic 17:2 (1986) 14-25.

Blanco, Victor M. Telescopes, Red Stars, and Chilean Skies. Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 39 (2001) 1–18. (CTIO)

Bless, R.C. Washburn Observatory 1878-1978. n.p., 1978. 16pp. (15.6 inch Clark)

Boegehold, H. Some Remarks on Old English Objectives. Transactions of the Optical Society 30 (1928) 41-43.

Boksenberg, Alec. The Royal Greenwich Observatory. Astronomy Now 4:11 (Nov. 1990) 16-20.

Boksenberg, A. The William Herschel Telescope. Vistas in Astronomy 28:2 (1985) 531-553.

Bolton, H.C. and D. W. Coates. William Edwin James: designer and maker of astronomical optics. Astronomical Society of Australia, Publications. 13 (Oct. 1996) 258-267.

Bond, Peter. Telescopes in History. pp3285-3288. Paul Murden, ed. Encyclopedia of Astronomy and Astrophysics. Bristol: I.O.P., 2001. www.eaa.iop.org November 2000.

Bond, William Cranch. Description of the Observatory at Cambridge, Massachusetts. Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 4:1 (1849) 177-188, plates 1-6. (Communicated to the Academy November 8, 1848) (Harvard 15.5 inch Merz & Mahler, Troughton & Simms transit, 4 inch Merz comet seeker).

Bond, William Cranch. History and Description of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College. Annals of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College Vol. 1, No. 1. Cambridge: Metcalf, 1856. (15.5 inch Merz & Mahler, Troughton & Simms transit, 4 inch Merz comet seeker)

Bonsdorff, Ilmari. The Determination of the Flexure of a Telescope. The Observatory 41 (1918) 389-390. (Report on Bonsdorff method)

(Borelli)....a sure and easie way to make all sorts of great Telescopical Glasses, together with a generous offer of furnishing industrious Astronomers with them. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 11 (1676) 691-692.

(Borelli)....Signior Borelli, about the price of his Telescopes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 12 (1678) 1005.

Bormanis, Andre. Portrait of the Artist. Sky & Telescope 90 (Dec. 1995) 76. (Max Bray) 90 (Dec. 1995) 74-76, Vega - Bray Observatory.

Borra, Ermanno. Liquid Mirrors. Scientific American 270 (Feb. 1994) 76-81.

Boscovich, Abbe. Account of a new Micrometer and Megameter. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 67 (1777) 789-798.

(Boscovic) Markovic, Zeljko. Boscovic, Rudjer. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Gillispie, ed. New York: Scribner, 1970--.

(Boscovic) Triarico, Carlo. About Newly Discovered Pieces by Boscovich on Optics and on the Finding of a Vitrometrum. Nuncius 16:2 (2001) 547-569.

(Boscovic) Whyte, Lancelot (ed.). Roger Joseph Boscovich, S.J., F.R.S., 1711-1787: studies of his life and work on the 250th anniversary of his birth. N.Y.: Fordham U., 1961. Elizabeth Hill, Biographical Essay. Zdenek Kopal, The Contribution of Boscovich to Astronomy and Geodesy. C.A. Ronan, Boscovich's Optics and Design of Instruments. Chronological List of the Published Works of R.J. Boscovich.

Boss, L. The New Dudley Observatory. Astronomical Journal 14 (1895) 169-175.

Boullin, David. The Scientific Instruments of Radcliffe Observatory. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society #5 (1985) 4-7. (Bird / Dollond; Thomas Jones; Herschel; Repsold)

Bourne, William. The Property or Qualytyes of glaces Acordyng unto ye severall mackyng pollychynge & Grindyng of them". ca.1578. MS Lansd. 121, British Museum manuscript. Reprinted as 'A Treatise on the Properties and Qualities of Glasses for Optical Purposes'; in: James Halliwell, ed.; Rara Mathematica; London: John Parker, 1839.

Bouwers, A. Achievements in Optics. N.Y.: Elsevier, 1946.

Bouwers, Albert. U.S. Patents: USP 2,409,186 Oct. 15, 1946 Telescope system. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,420,349 May 13, 1947 Schmidt with spherical correctors. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,448,699 Sept. 7, 1948 Schmidt with corrector. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,492,461 Dec. 27, 1949 Schmidt, deep meniscus to correct SA. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,504,383 April 18, 1950 Reflecting telescope, achromatic corrector, swiveling secondary, corrector lenses. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,504,384 April 18, 1950 Camera with catadioptric system. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 2,780,142 Feb. 5, 1957 Mirror-prism anamorph with cylindrical mirrors. / Bouwers, Albert, & J. Becker. USP 3,001,446 Sept. 26, 1961 Spherical mirror & meniscus correcting lens. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 3,407,302 Oct. 22, 1968 Telescope, relay lens, for image intensifier. / Bouwers, Albert. USP 3,509,344 April 28, 1970 Device with a night telescope.

Bowden, A. Description of a Self-Registering Micrometer. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 40 (Nov. 1879) 21-23.

Bowen, Ira Sprague. Aberrations of a Schmidt Telescope. n.d., n.p. 12pp. (Lick Obs. library)

Bowen, Ira S. Astronomical Instrumentation in the Twentieth Century. pp239-249, Helen Wright, et al, ed., The Legacy of George Ellery Hale. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1972.

Bowen, I.S. Astronomical Optics. Annual Review of Astronomy and Astrophysics 5 (1967) 45-66.

Bowen, I.S. Final Adjustments and Tests of the Hale Telescope Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 62 (June 1950) 91-97. (#365) (Palomar)

Bowen, I.S. Future Tools of the Astronomer. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society 8 (March 1967) 9-22.

Bowen, Ira S. Optical Problems at the Palomar Observatory. Journal of the Optical Society of America 42:11 (Nov. 1952) 795-800.

Bowen, I.S. The Palomar Observatory. The Scientific Monthly 73:3 (Sept. 1951) 141-149.

Bowen, I.S. & Bruce Rule. Palomar 60-inch Photometric Reflector. Sky & Telescope 32 (Oct. 1966) 185-187.

Bowen, I.S. Problems in Future Telescope Design. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 73 (April 1961) 114-124. (#431)

Bowen, I.S. Some new tools of the astronomer. The Observatory 72 (August 1952) 129-137.

Bowen, I.S. Telescopes. The Astronomical Journal 69:10 (Dec. 1964) 816-825.

(Bowen) Ira S. Bowen, Frederic Ives Medalist for 1952. Journal of the Optical Society of America 42:11 (Nov. 1952) 789-794. (bibliography)

(Bowen) Osterbrock, Donald E. Bowen, Ira Sprague. American National Biography Online Feb. 2000. Oxford University Press. http://www.anb.org/articles/13/13-02349.html Nov 25 2003.

(Bowen) Osterbrock, Donald E. Bowen, Ira Sprague. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Gillispie, ed. New York: Scribner, 1970--.

(Bowen) Wilson, O.C. Ira Sprague Bowen (1898-1973). Sky & Telescope 45 (April 1973) 212-214.

Boyle, Charles B. Recent Improvements in Optical Instruments. no date, N.Y.C. 3p.

Boyle, Charles B. Binocular Vision in Telescopes. Scientific American, June 12, 1880, pp370-371.

Boyle, Charles B. U.S. Patents: USP 50,681 Oct. 31, 1865 Photographic lens. / Boyle, Charles B. USP 52,129 Jan. 23, 1866 Combining photographic lenses. / Boyle, Charles B. USP 52,672 Feb. 20, 1866 'Cornea lens' design.

Bradley, James. Directions for using the common Micrometer. Philosophical Transactions 62 (1772) 46-53.

(Brander) Brachner, Alto (ed.). G.F. Brander 1713-1783. Muenchen: Deutsches Museum, 1983. pp203-225.

Brashear, J.A. On the Care and Cleaning of Object Glasses. Popular Astronomy 2 (1894) 9-12.

Brashear, J.A. Optical Glass, with Special Reference to Telescope Objectives. Popular Astronomy 1 (1894) 221-224, 241-243, 291-295.

Brashear, John, Joseph Kornblum, & Park Painter. U.S. Patent 408,725 Aug. 13, 1889. Astigmatic Eyepiece.

Brashear, John. Presentation of the New Allegheny Observatory to the Trustees of the University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh: Allegheny Observatory, 1912.

Brashear, John. The Production of Optical Surfaces. American Association for the Advancement of Science, Proceedings 33 (1884) 255-258.

Brashear, John. Putting In Place and Adjusting The Objective Glasses Of Refracting Telescopes. Popular Astronomy 2:2 (Oct. 1894) 57-59.

Brashear, John. Testing Optical Glass for the Quality of its Annealing. Popular Astronomy 1:10 (1894) 447-449.

(Brashear) Aitken, R.G. John Alfred Brashear. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific 32 (June 1920) 175-179.

(Brashear) Brewster, Edwin Tenney. John A. Brashear of Pittsburgh. McClure's, April 1911, pp639-651.

(Brashear) Crowell, Merle. 'Uncle John' Brashear. American Magazine, July 1916, pp7-11.

(Brashear) Culbertson, Brenda. Refurbishing a Dream. Mercury, July / August 1999, pp11-15. (11.5 inch Brashear / Warner & Swasey, Crane Observatory, Washburn U., Topeka, Kansas)

(Brashear) Fried, Bart. The Masterful Techniques of John A. Brashear. Sky & Telescope 81 (April 1991) 432-438.

(Brashear) Fried, Bart. Tracking "Uncle John's" Telescopes. Identifying and Dating Instruments made by John A. Brashear. Rittenhouse 7:2 (1993) 49-55.

(Brashear) Gaul, Harriet & Ruby Eiseman. John Alfred Brashear, scientist & humanitarian. Philadelphia: U. Pennsylvania, 1940.

(Brashear) The Great Canadian Telescope. Scientific American Supplement #2178, Sept. 29, 1917, pp196-197. (DAO 72 inch)

(Brashear) Holland, W.J. John Brashear, the Beloved. Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Jan. 1928; reprint U. Toronto Press, 1928.

(Brashear) John A. Brashear: The Autobiography of a Man Who Loved theStars. Edited by W. L. Scaife. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1925.

(Brashear) Martin, Tom. Refurbishing 'Rachel'. Sky & Telescope 80 (August 1990) 192-194.

(Brashear) Moorhead, Elizabeth. Pittsburgh Portraits: John A. Brashear, the astronomer. Pittsburgh: Boxwood, 1955.

(Brashear) Rothenberg, Marc. Brashear, John Alfred. American National Biography Online Feb. 2000. Oxford University Press. http://www.anb.org/articles/13/13-00187.html Nov 25 2003.

(Brashear) Rumrill, H.B. Some Recollections of John A. Brashear. Popular Astronomy 28 (1920) 474-475.

(Brashear) Schlesinger, Frank. John Alfred Brashear, 1840-1920. Popular Astronomy 28:7 (1920) 373-379.

(Brashear) The 72-inch Reflecting Telescope of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory, Victoria, B.C. Popular Astronomy 27 (1919) 94; 210-214.

(Brashear) Sinnott, Roger. The Wandering Stars of Allegheny. Sky & Telescope 74 (October 1987) 360-363. (30 inch Thaw)

(Brashear) Urbaetis, Mark. John A. Brashear: Telescope Maker, Scientist, Humanitarian. Telescope Making #10 (1981) 16-19.

(Brashear) Warner, Deborah Jean. Brashear, John Alfred. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. Charles Gillispie, ed. New York: Scribner, 1970--.

Braymer, L.E. U.S. Patents: USP 2,628,529 Feb. 17, 1953 Reflecting telescope. / Braymer, L.E. USP 2,670,656 March 2, 1954 Telescope. / Braymer, L.E. USP 2,753,760 July 10, 1956 Multiple image telescope. (Questar)

(Braymer) Braymer, Lawrence. National Cyclopedia of American Biography. Vol. 53. N.Y.: White, 1971.

Brealey, G.A. The Ottawa Mirror Transit Telescope. Sky & Telescope 21 (April 1967) 205-209.

Brenni, Paolo. The Chevalier Dynasty. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 39 (1993) 11-14.

Brenni, Paolo. Instruments in South America: the collection of the Museu de Astronomia e Ciencias afins of Rio de Janeiro. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 65 (2000) 25-28.

Brenni, Paolo, Ileana Chinnici, and Giorgia Fodera Serio. The Restoration of Three Large Instruments of the Palermo Observatory. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 71 (2001) 11-16. (Ramsden, Merz, Pistor & Martins)

Brett, J. Altazimuth mounting for telescopes Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 32 (June 1872) 294-296. (similar to Holcomb mount)

Brewster, David. Description of a circular Mother-of Pearl Micrometer. Philosophical Magazine 29 (1807) 48-52.

Brewster, David. Description of a New Double Image Micrometer for Measuring the Diameter of Minute Celestial Objects. Edinburgh Philosophical Journal 4 (1821) 164-7.

Brewster, David. Description of a new reflecting telescope. Edinburgh Philosophical Journal. 7 (1822) 323-328.

Brewster, David. Description of a Teinoscope for altering the Lineal Proportions of Objects, with Observations on Professor Amici's Memoir on Telescopes without Lenses. Edinburgh Philosophical Journal 6 (1822) 334-338.

Brewster, David. Notice Respecting Professor Barlow's New Achromatic Telescopes with Fluid Object-Glasses. Edinburgh Journal of Science 7 (1827) 335-336.

Brewster, David. Observations on the Superiority of Achromatic Telescopes with Fluid Object-Glasses. Edinburgh Journal of Science 5 (1826) 282-285.

Brewster, David. A treatise on new philosophical instruments, for various purposes in the arts and sciences. With experiments on light and colours. Edinburgh: J. Murray, London; and W. Blackwood, 1813. 427p.

(Brewster) Morrison-Low, A.D. Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press, 2004. http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/3371 Nov. 2004.

(A Brief Account of the Lick Observatory, prepared by the Director of the Observatory). Berkeley: U. California Press. 1924, Sixth edition, 45pp. 1931, Eighth edition. 45pp. 1984, Sixteenth edition, 36pp. (36 inch Clark)

Briggs, John W. and Donald E. Osterbrock. The challenges and frustrations of a veteran astronomical optician: Robert Lundin, 1880-1962. Journal of Astronomical History and Heritage 1:2 (1998) 93-103.

Briggs, John. In Search of Neglected Telescopes. Sky & Telescope 66 (Aug. 1983) 153-154.

Briggs, John. Opportunities for Historical Preservation in Astronomy. pp224-228, Amateur-Professional Partnerships in Astronomy. ASP Conference Series 220 (2000). J.R. Percy & J.B. Wilson, ed.

Briggs, John. Rebirth of the Snow Telescope. Sky & Telescope 81 (Feb. 1991) 206-211.

Briggs, J.W. The Santa Clara Telescope Fiasco. pp25-32, A. G. Davis Philip et al., ed.; Anni Mirabiles: A Symposium Celebrating the 90th Birthday of Dorrit Hoffleit; L. Davis Press, Schenectady, NY, 1999.

Brodie, Frederick. Notes on the Manufacture of Tubes for Refracting Telescopes. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 17 (1857) 33-6.

Brooks, Randall C. The Development of Micrometers in the Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Centuries. Journal for the History of Astronomy 22 (1991) 127-173.

Brooks, Randall C. Methods of Fabrication of Fiducial Lines for 17th-19th Century Micrometers. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 23 (1989) 11-14.

Brooks, Randall C. Techniques of Eighteenth Century Telescope Makers. Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society 69 (2001) 27-30; 70 (2001) 6-9. (Hurt)

Brooks, William R. On a Modified Form of the Cassegrain Telescope. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 55 (April 1895) 324-325. (Brooks, Smith Obs., Geneva, NY; oblique Cassegrain similar to Common's experiments)

(Brooks) Mack, Frank. A Comet-Finder. Century Magazine 47:6 (April 1894) 838-848. (New Series vol. 25) (William Brooks, details of mirror fabrication)

Brown, Earle. A New Astronomical Camera. The Sky 5:2 (Dec. 1940) 21. (Schmidt Cassegrain; review of Baker)

Brown, Earle. Notes on Early Optics. The Sky 4:7 (May 1940) 7; 4:8 (June 1940) 18. (Klingenstierna; achromat)

Brown, Earle. The Schupmann Telescope. The Sky 5:11 (Sept. 1941) 14-15.

Brown, Earle. Springfield Mountings by Amateurs. Sky & Telescope 7:1 (Nov. 1947) 19-21.

Brown, Earle. The Springfield Telescope Mounting. Sky & Telescope 6:3 (Jan. 1947) 22-25.

Brown, Earle. A Telescope Designed for Solar System Observations (Tschunko, similar to Springfield). Sky & Telescope 9 (March 1950) 120-122.




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