Kensington Telescope (1884). The Kensington refracting telescope comprises a 10-inch main viewing tube and a camera fitted with an objective prism. The instrument was used to study star spectra leading Sir Norman Lockyer to propose that stars had a life cycle of change. The telescope marks the start of modern astrophysics research.

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Norman Lockyer Observatory, Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth
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