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Spectroscope - E Ducretet & Co, Paris Object Reg. No: ST 022151

Summary:
Spectroscope by E. Ducretet & Co, Paris. Used at Melbourne Observatory.
Description:
Light from an illuminated slight is rendered parallel by the collimating lens and falls onto a prism where it is dispersed. The light is then viewed by means of the telescope in the focal plane of the eyepiece of which the spectrum is visible.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Observatory, 1945
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: optical apparatus instruments, spectroscopes
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: Optics - Visible
Tertiary Classification: spectroscopy
Maker: E. Ducretet & Co, Paris, France
User: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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