Wye Level - Troughton & Simms Object Reg. No: ST 022160

Summary:
Wye level, by Troughton & Simms, London. Telescope has a rack-focussing objective of 1.5 inch aperture. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Rack focussing objective, two flanged collars which rest in the wyes. Telescope capable of rotation about the axis of the collars.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Themes this item is part of: Troughton & Simms, Instrument Makers, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Engineering Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: SURVEYING & NAVIGATION
Secondary Classification: Optical - Surveying
Tertiary Classification: (to be classified)
Maker: Troughton & Simms, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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