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Isaac Newton Telescope, The

Synopsis
The manufacture, testing and installation of the Isaac Newton telescope. The grinding and polishing processes are shown and the assembly at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux, Sussex.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Film; Film. 16mm. sd. col. 18 min.
Technical information
Black-and-white / Sound
Year of production
1968
Availability
OUT OF DISTRIBUTION
Uses
Background material for introductory courses.*
Subjects
Astronomy
Keywords
telescopes

Credits

Director
Peter Brown
Producer
F B Nicol
Cast
Michael Aspel 

Distribution Formats

Type
Film
Format
16mm

Production Company

Name

Turners Film Productions

Sponsor

Name

Parsons, C A

Distributor

Name

Grubb Parsons

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