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Rare Steinheil large zenith prism for refractors.
Steinheil was one of the most famous European telescope brands from the 19th century.

The zenith prism is a rare accessory.  Also the size is rare.  It's probably made for the large professional refractors.

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ATOS update

The ATOS project becomes a Turtle project (my totem sign).  Slowly advancing but with a lot of perseverance like a turtle.

About every 3 weeks I travel to the Provence in search of the right spot for the observatories and the overnight stays for the visitors.  Every time I leave with  an agenda with about 7 or 8 appointments for visiting different places.  The selections of the sites starts behind my computer: searching for the right ads, contacting the sellers,…

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