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

Wye level, by Troughton & Simms, London. Telescope has a rack-focussing objective of 1.5 inch aperture. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
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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