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Thermometer - Terrestrial Radiation, Negretti & Zambra Object Reg. No: ST 022117

Summary:
Terrestrial radiation thermometer, made by Negretti & Zambra, London. Range - 20 to + 130 degrees Fahrenheit. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Overall length 12 3/4 inches. Tube protected by an outer glass sheath; tube filled with rectified spirits of wine, and fitted with a floating index. Divided in single degrees, figured every 10 degrees.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: physical apparatus instruments, thermometers
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement 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: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: thermometers
Inscriptions: Tube marked 'NEGRETTI & ZAMBRA, LONDON. 51173. M.O. 51'.
Maker: Negretti & Zambra, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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