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Photograph - Main Building, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, 1880s Image Reg. No: MM 039848

Summary:
Main observatory building, Melbourne Observatory, from northwest. Photo taken between 1883 (after construction of East Transit Room, on left, and 1892, when Computing Room was constructed to the right of the East Transit Room).

Photograph in a photograph album used at Melbourne Observatory, late 19th century. The photographs show the main Melbourne Observatory building, Great Melbourne Telescope, 8 inch transit telescope, recording equipment, observatories in other cities and countries, astronomers, astronomical photographs of sun and stars.
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Main observatory building, Melbourne Observatory, from northwest. Photo taken between 1883 (after construction of East Transit Room, on left, and 1892, when Computing Room was constructed to the right of the East Transit Room).
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, gardens, great melbourne telescope, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Melbourne Observatory Collection, 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
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observatories
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1883-1992

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