Skywatcher Telescope

At first glance, this massive telescope may look like a standard movie prop, but the artist claims that it’s fully functional — currently on display at Fulton Ferry Landing in Brooklyn, NY. Click here

The Telectroscope is more than a giant telescope – looking through its lens in NYC, you can see all the way to London – and vice versa. Artist Paul St George’s Victorian-style gold and wood trim make the behemoth-size scopes impressive to look at, but the most amazing part is how he claims they work.

[via Gizmodo]

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