Sidewalk Astonomy With Dobson & Zambuto
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In the parking lot of Roth's market American astronomer and... News Photo 153425449American,Astronomer,Astronomy,Astronomy Telescope,Color Image,Homemade,Human Interest,Independence - Ohio,Looking,Male,Market,Parking,People,Photograph,Science and Technology,Two People,USA,Vertical,Waist Up,WatchPhotographer Garth EliassenCollection: Archive Photos In the parking lot of Roth's market, American astronomer and telescope-maker John Dobson (left) watches as mirror-maker Carl Zambuto (of the Zambuto Optical Company) looks through one of his home-made telescopes, Independence, Oregon, July 9, 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)