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Porter Garden Telescope

Edmund Optics (EO; Barrington, NJ) announced that Telescopes of Vermont (Norwich, VT) has chosen EO as the optics supplier for its recreation of the historic Porter Garden Telescope.
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The telescope has a working sundial and the mirror and eyepieces of the telescope can be removed and stored in a custom mahogany box so the telescope can stay outside all year long. Each one is individually cast, hand-finished bronze and stand 70" overall including the marble pedestal. It sells for $59,000.
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