Finds

 

5 INCH POLAREX/UNITRON Telescopes:


  •  Dave Komar (Owner), Virginia, USA (Model 510)
  • NEAF2015 024 Athens College, Greece (Model 136F)

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  • Tore Engen (Owner), Oslo, Norway (Model 136F)

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  • Will Thornton (Owner), Virginia, USA (Model 530)

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  • Frank Tomaras (Owner), Montreal, Canada (Model 530)Franks 530
  • Tiendesprong Observatory, Netherlands (Model 136F)

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  • Slottskogen Observatory, Gothenburg, Sweden (Meridian/Polarex, Model 136F) slottskogen
  • Ohlsson Observatory, Alingsas, Sweden (Polarex Model 136F) ohlsson03
  • DAX Observatory, France (Model 530)DAX Observatory_5 inch 
  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas, USA (Model 530)

6 INCH POLAREX/UNITRONS:

  • Rafes Urban Astronomy Center (RUAC) Observatory, Texas, USA (Model 620)

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  • Castleton State College, Castleton, Vermont, USA (Model 620)

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  • Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, USA (Model 620)

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  • University of Connecticut Physics Observatory, Connecticut, USA (Dual OTAs) Unitrons2
  • Indiana State University, Indiana, USA (Model 620)

 

  • Astronomical Telescope Museum, Shikoku Island, Japan (Model 620)

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  • McDonald Observatory, Finderscope for 2.7M Harlan J. Smith Telescope (6″ Unitron)IMG_1838a
  • (T) Olivet College, Olivet, Michigan, USA (Model 620)
  • (P) Athens, Greece (6″ Polarex)
  • (P) Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands (6″ Polarex)
  • (T) Ball State University, Indiana, USA (6″ Unitron): 1967-early 1990s

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  • (P) Villanova University, Pennsylvania, USA (6″ Unitron): 1960s Photo

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Note 1: (P) refers to possible or past location, current status needs to be confirmed; (T) refers to sold or otherwise disposed

Note 2: Research has confirmed another four 5″ and two 6″, but in the interest of privacy, names and locations will remain private.

Note 3: Additionally, inputs from multiple reliable private sources indicates the total number of 6″ Polarex/Unitron models/OTAs could be as high as twenty-seven