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Choose from 16 pictures in our May collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Cup Winners Final: Ajax 1 Leipzig 0 Featured May Print

Cup Winners Final: Ajax 1 Leipzig 0

Football - 1987 European Cup Winners Cup Final - Ajax 1 Lokomotiv Leipzig 0
The Ajax team celebrate their victory at the Olympic Stadium, Athens. Danny Blind, Arnold Murhen, Marco Van Basten, Dennis Bergkamp are pictured in the back-row.
13/05/1987

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Isaac Newtons design for a reflecting telescope Featured May Print

Isaac Newtons design for a reflecting telescope

Diagram of Sir Isaac Newton's design for a reflecting telescope. Known also as the Newtonian telescope. It worked by concentrating light by reflection from a parabolic mirror, instead of by refraction through a lens. Newton (1642-1727) first displayed this telescope to King Charles II, based on a design of 1668. It had a focal length of 15 cm and could magnify 30-40 times. Inadequate mirrors meant that the Newtonian reflector was not as refined as contemporary refracting telescopes, until 1722, when James Hadley ground a quality parabolic mirror. This drawing was published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society in 1672

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