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Chart Recorder Plot - Mills Cross Telescope, Badgerys Creek, New South Wales, 14 Oct 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 26845

Strip of chart recorder paper (Leeds & Northrup Chart No. 489) with a plot of an astronomical observation dated 14 October 1957, probably related to the Mills Cross radio telescope located at Fleurs field station and operated by the Division of Radiophysics of the Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), at Badgerys Creek, New South Wales.
A length of paper printed with a green grid and with punched holes (round on one side, rectangular on the other) along the length on both edges. There is text printed in green along the edge and text and a plot printed in black ink on the sheet.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 271 mm (Width), 2160 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: The above dimensions are for the rolled out flat length. The printing width is 10 inch. Rolled up dimensions are 275 mm long x diameter 40 mm.

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Tagged with: astronomy, chart recorders
Themes this item is part of: Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observational records
Inscriptions: Green printed text: ' Made in Australia for ALFRED SNASHALL Pty. Ltd.', ' Leeds & Northrup Chart No. 489 ', ' Maker's No. 8122 '
Black plotted text: ' FLEURS / 1423 Mc CROSS RECORD / MONDAY / 14 - 10 - 57 / PHASE SLIDES O / N - S FRINGE = 25', other text and numbers
Manufacturer: Leeds & Northrup Corp, Australia, circa 1957
User: Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Radiophysics, Badgerys Creek, New South Wales, Australia, 14 Oct 1957

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