David Rittenhouse


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United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America

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A brief biography of David Rittenhouse, the designer and builder of the clock, is included.
He was succeeded by David Rittenhouse, an astronomer and instrument maker, who was succeeded by Thomas Jefferson.
Kenney has in mind the intricate devices constructed by inventors like David Rittenhouse, who in the eighteenth century constructed an orrery capable of duplicating the motions and phases of the entire solar system.
David Rittenhouse, Senior Partner, Media Director, neo@Ogilvy
The first planetarium in America was built by David Rittenhouse of Philadelphia.
It was made in Philadelphia by astronomer and clockmaker David Rittenhouse in 1773.
The collection's centerpiece is a rare David Rittenhouse Tall-Case Clock (c.
The nine-feet high Clock is a product of Philadelphian David Rittenhouse (1732-1796).