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Glass Negative - Astrograph Reseau Testing Equipment, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Jun 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 030379

Summary:
Testing equipment at Melbourne Observatory used to test the Astrograph reseau.
Description Of Content:
Testing equipment at Melbourne Observatory used to test the Astrograph reseau.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Victoria: Local Government Department Office of Trade Measurement (formerly Weights & Measures Branch)
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomical instruments, observatories, scientific equipment
Themes this item is part of: Astrographic Catalogue, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, 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: laboratory instruments
Inscriptions: Label on front of box reads: 'Old Melbourne Observatory Negative of Ruling Machine, Weights and Measures.'
Side of box reads: 'Sun News Pictorial 11/6/29'.
Negative is labelled: 'Negative of Ruling Machine' Box 2.1
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 11 Jun 1929
User of Item Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, by 1929

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