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The Rosse Six-foot Telescope ( Also Known As Leviathan Of Parsonstown). A Ref ...

The  Rosse Six-foot Telescope  ( Also Known As Leviathan Of Parsonstown). A  Ref ...

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Description: The Rosse six-foot telescope ( also known as Leviathan of Parsonstown). A reflecting telescope of 72 in (1.8 m) aperture, which wa largest telescope in the world from 1845 until the construction of the 100-inch (2.5 m) Hooker Telescope in 1917. The Rosse six-foot telescope was built by William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse on his estate, Birr Castle, at Parsonstown, Ireland

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