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Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker

Berton C. Willard

Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker

by Berton C. Willard

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Published by Bond Wheelwright Co. in Freeport, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Polar regions,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Porter, Russell Williams, 1871-1949.,
    • Astronomers -- Biography.,
    • Artists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Telescopes.,
    • Polar regions -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 269-274.

      Statementby Berton C. Willard ; with a pref. by David O. Woodbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB36.P63 W54 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4879933M
      ISBN 100870271687, 0870271679
      LC Control Number76008090

      Berton C Willard is the author of Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 2 reviews)/5(2). Russell W. Porter Russell Williams Porter (Decem – Febru ) was an American artist, engineer, amateur astronomer and explorer. [1] He was a pioneer in the field of “cutaway illustration" [2] and is sometimes referred to as the "founder" [3] [4] or one of the "founders" of amateur telescope making." [5].

      Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker by Berton C Willard (Book) Porter, Russell Williams () A.G. Ingalls, R.W. Porter and the amateur telescope making movement by Thomas R Williams (Book). Russell W. Porter: Arctic Explorer, Artist, Telescope Maker. By. Porter was an experienced Polar explorer, working with Cook, Peary, and on the Ziegler Expeditions of and But when I was a boy he was God to me – author of the two-volume work, “Amateur Telecope Making” and proprietor of Stellafane, his astronomical.

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Houston. Arctic explorer, artist, and telescope maker Russell Porter was the cofounder of the amateur telescope making movement in the United States and architectural draftsman of the in. Hale Telescope at Palomar Mountain. Porter studied civil engineering at the University of Vermont and architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Born Springfield, Vermont, USA, 13 December Died Pasadena, California, USA, 22 February Arctic explorer, artist, and telescope maker Russell Porter was the cofounder of the amateur telescope making movement in the United States and architectural draftsman of the ‐in.

Hale Telescope at Palomar Mountain. Get this from a library. Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker. [Berton C Willard] -- Was a member of the Fiala-Ziegler Expedition, Russell W. Porter, arctic explorer, artist, telescope maker: Books - ews: 4.

Porter did more than explore the heavens, however, and his obsession with the arctic nearly killed him. This book makes for a compelling character study of the fellow who supercharged the amateur astronomy community and professional community as well, designing the world's largest telescope at that time.

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Russell W Porter Arctic. He later relocated to California and lent his architectural and drafting know-how to the Palomar inch reflector project. His life is the subject of Berton C. Willard's book-length biography, Russell W. Porter: Arctic Explorer, Artist, Telescope Maker, which provided the key details Mort needed to identify the old mirror cell.

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Russell Porter and his garden telescopes. Specifications: Designed by Russell W. Porter ( - ), artist, arctic explorer, engineer and pioneer of amateur astronomy in America.

The influence and his work can be seen in places diverse as the Smithsonian Institute and the inch Hale Telescope on Mt. Palomar in California. The origin of the Stellafane Observatory derives from the efforts of one person, Russell W. Porter (), an arctic explorer, artist, astronomer, architect, and engineer.

Porter aroused the initial interest in telescope making and then taught the techniques of that subject to a group mostly of skilled craftsmen who worked for the machine.

Porter, Russell () American amateur astronomer and leader with Ingalls of the amateur telescope making movement. He is also famous for his beautiful illustrations of the Palomar " telescope, which can be found in the book Giants of Palomar.

Russell W. Porter: | |Russell Williams Porter| (Decem – Febru ) was an |American| |arti World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

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Marché II published Porter, Russell Williams | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. This drawing appears on page 36 of Berton Willard's book, "Russell W. Porter, Arctic Explorer, Artist, Telescope Maker," copyright Short story but true: Back in aboutwhen I became the new volunteer telescope-making shop director for the L.A.

Astronomical Society (in the basement of Griffith Observatory), the previous shop director.