From the Gregorian scope of George Graham, a look at the early pioneers of the great reflector telescopes that helped us discover the workings of the Universe. This program covers the period up to Mt Palomar and examines the work of Sir Isaac Newton, Sir William Herschel, William Parsons, George Hale and a few others along the way. If you have an interest in the history of astronomy this is for you. The program will be available to watch from 29 January.
Also from Astronomy & Space:
The story of the Reflector | https://vimeo.com/user19219213/refractors
The Godlee Observatory | https://vimeo.com/user19219213/thegodleeobservatory
The Royal Greenwich Observatory | https://vimeo.com/user19219213/rgo