Joseph von Fraunhofer

Born: 1787, Straubing, Germany Died: 1826, Munich

Fraunhofer's main contributions were to the development of the refractor. But his advances in optical glass technology, testing and figuring, as well as the application of ray tracing and diffraction theory, all helped the advance of the reflector to its many modern forms. (Courtesy Deutsches Museum, Munich)

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Telescopes Mastery

Telescopes Mastery

Through this ebook, you are going to learn what you will need to know all about the telescopes that can provide a fun and rewarding hobby for you and your family!

Get My Free Ebook

Post a comment