Sidewalk Astonomy With Dobson
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In the parking lot of Roth's market American astronomer and... News Photo 153425385Adult,American,Astronomer,Astronomy,Astronomy Telescope,Color Image,Female,Homemade,Horizontal,Human Interest,Image,Independence - Ohio,Looking,Male,Market,Parking,People,Photograph,Science and Technology,Two People,USA,Waist Up,Watch,Women,YoungPhotographer Garth EliassenCollection: Archive Photos In the parking lot of Roth's market, American astronomer and telescope-maker John Dobson watches as a young woman looks through one of his home-made telescopes, Independence, Oregon, July 6, 2011. The Dobsonian telescope, a type of Newtonian telescope on a cannon mount, helped to revolutionize amateur astronomy, making it possible for large-aperture telescopes to be home-made with readily-available materials. (Photo by Garth Eliassen/Getty Images)