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Negative - Sunshine Recorder, Melbourne Observatory Image Reg. No: MM 059432

Summary:
Sunshine recorder on roof of Main Building, Melbourne Observatory. Also visible are the dome of the Astrograph House (erected 1889), and an anemometer.
Description Of Content:
Sunshine recorder on roof of Main Building, Melbourne Observatory. Also visible are the dome of the Astrograph House (erected 1889), and an anemometer.
Discipline: Technology

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Themes this item is part of: Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions 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, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: meteorological instruments
Format: Negative - Copy: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1889-1907

Astrograph House constructed 1889; Melbourne Observatory ceased to have responsibility for meterology after 1907.

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