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Photograph - 8 Inch Equatorial Telescope, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, circa 1880s Reg. No: MM 039852
- The 8 inch South Equatorial Telescope, Melbourne Observatory. The telescope was built by Troughton & Simms, London and installed in 1874.
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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- 8 Inch South Equatorial Telescope, Melbourne Observatory.
|Tagged with:||astronomy, chairs, great melbourne telescope, observatories, telescopes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Images & Image Making Collection, 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, Buildings at Melbourne Observatory, Star Observations & Personal Equation, Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880s|
This item is part of the following themes:
- Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944
- Images & Image Making Collection
- 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
- Buildings at Melbourne Observatory
- Star Observations & Personal Equation
- Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908
- Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872