Restoration of the original 300 mm Kutter Schiefspiegler

Restoration of the original 300 mm Kutter Schiefspiegler from Biberach has been completed. The scope will be mounted the next couple of months in one of the Ghent
University’s domes on a heavy equatorial mount. Philip will be doing the final tweaking and collimation somewhere in the coming weeks.
You also see the original mount of the observatory of Anton Kutter.

 

 

 

Interviews Hans de Rijk

Bruno Ernst is a pseudonym of Hans de Rijk, who was a teacher of mathematics and physics in Amersfoort (in the province of Utrecht in the Netherlands). He wrote more than one hundred twentyfive books and articles about astronomy, photography, history of writing and calligraphy. He was a talanted popularizer of scientific results by various sceintists.BUT he was also a close friend of Anton Kutter.an interview in two parts with Hans de Rijk (subtitled in English)