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Glass Positive - Stars, Melbourne Observatory, 1891 Image Reg. No: MM 030487

Experimental photograph of star cluster taken by Robert Ellery with the Astrograph telescope at Melbourne Observatory on 13 February 1891, soon after its installation.
Positive photographic image on glass plate in paper envelope.
Description Of Content:
Stars. Experimental photograph taken with the Astrograph telescope at Melbourne Observatory, soon after its installation.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, stars
Themes this item is part of: Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Great Melbourne Telescope, Robert Lewis John Ellery, Astronomer & Scientist (1827-1908), Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Mapping the Stars at Melbourne Observatory, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Williamstown Observatory, 1853-1863, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observational photographs
Original Caption: Envelope marked: No 4 Positive / Ellery Plate No 46 / H 3224. Exposed 1 hour 2 minutes, Feby 13th 1891.
Inscriptions: Envelope marked: 'NO 4 POSITIVE/ ELLERY PLATE NO 46H 3224 EXPOSED 1 HOUR 2 MINUTES FEBY 13TH 1891 LOOSE A-9.'
Format: Glass Positive: Black & White
Photographer: Mr Robert Ellery, 13 Feb 1891
Place Made: Melbourne Observatory, 13 Feb 1891

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