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

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

Probably taken with the newly erected Astrograph telescope.
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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