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Stereograph - Erection of the Great Melbourne Telescope at Melbourne Observatory, 1869 Image Reg. No: MM 068159

Summary:
Stereograph of the Great Melbourne Telescope being erected at the Melbourne Observatory, 1869.
Description:
Black and white stereograph [unmounted]
Description Of Content:
The Great Melbourne Telescope being erected at the Melbourne Observatory, 1869. Photograph shows the Great Melbourne Telescope House under construction. The main tube of the telescope and the frame for the roll-off roof to house the telescope are in position.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Great Melbourne Telescope, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Science & Measurement Collection, Positional Astronomy at Melbourne Observatory, Weights & Measures at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory & Standard Time in Victoria, Astrographic Catalogue, Transits of Venus, 1874 & 1882, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872, Melbourne Observatory Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: telescopes
Format: Stereograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1869

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