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Glass Positive - Orion Nebula, Melbourne Observatory, 1890 Image Reg. No: MM 030484

Summary:
Photo of Orion Nebula taken by Robert Ellery at Melbourne Observatory, 23 Dec 1890.

Probably taken with the newly erected Astrograph telescope.
Description:
Positive photographic image on glass plate in paper envelope.
Description Of Content:
Photo of Orion Nebula, taken at Melbourne Observatory 23 Dec 1890.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: nebula
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. Dec 23 1890. Positive of Orion. Exposed 16 min.
Format: Glass Positive: Black & White
Photographer: Mr Robert Ellery, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 23 Dec 1890
Maker: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 23 Dec 1890

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