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Belonged to a medical doctor who was also a brilliant observer, W H Steavenson. When he became older and had difficulty in observing, he presented the telescope to the Cape Observatory (during the directorship of Dr Stoy 1950-1968). It was mainly used for infrared photometry.
- Cambridge (England)
- Observatory (Cape Town)
Aperture: 30 inch (76.2 cm)
Link to the Main Bibliography Section and more information about Sources.
- Moore, P. & Collins, P., Astronomy in Southern Africa, p. 78. (General Source)
- Africana Museum
- Laing, J.D. (ed.), The Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope 1820 – 1970 Sesquicentennial Offerings, p. 17.
- Moore, P. & Collins, P., Astronomy in Southern Africa, p. 83. (General Source)