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Glass Positive - Stars, Melbourne Observatory, 1891 Image Reg. No: MM 030491

Summary:
Experimental photograph of stars taken by Robert Ellery with the Astrograph telescope at Melbourne Observatory on 18 January 1891, soon after its installation.
Description:
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: Ellery / Recades Jan 18 1891 / Silver Print / Negative Exposure / 20 minutes. Loose A-13.
Format: Glass Positive: Black & White
Photographer: Mr Robert Ellery, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 03 Feb 1891
Place & Date Made: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 03 Feb 1891

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