Search the collections
Photograph - 6-inch Transit Telescope, Troughton & Simms, Sydney Observatory, New South Wales, circa 1880s Reg. No: MM 040178
- The 6 inch transit circle by Troughton & Simms, London, was installed at Sydney Observatory in 1877. This phototgraph was probably taken in the 1880s.
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.
- Description Of Content:
- Transit instrument, Sydney Observatory.
|Tagged with:||astronomy, great melbourne telescope, observatories, telescopes|
|Themes this item is part of:||Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Troughton & Simms, Instrument Makers|
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Sydney Observatory, The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1877-1945|
|Maker of Item Depicted:||Troughton & Simms, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1876|