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Negative - Equatorial Telescope, 8 Inch, Melbourne Observatory Image Reg. No: MM 059375

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Eight inch equatorial telescope at Melbourne Observatory. Telescope made by Troughton & Simms, London, and installed at the observatory in 1874, in time for Transit of Venus observations.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, 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: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescopes
Format: Negative - Copy: Black & White
Place Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia

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