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Photograph - Chronograph, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, 1890s Image Reg. No: MM 040160

Summary:
Chronograph for recording exposures on the Astrograph Telescope, Melbourne Observatory. The Astrograph, by Grubb of Dublin, was installed at Melbourne Observatory in 1891.

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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Chronograph for recording exposures on the Astrograph Telescope, Melbourne Observatory. The Astrograph, by Grubb of Dublin, was installed at Melbourne Observatory in 1891.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, observatories
Themes this item is part of: Mapping the Stars at Melbourne Observatory, 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, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observational instruments
Format: Photograph: Black & White
User of Item Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, 1890s

The Astrograph, by Grubb of Dublin, was installed at Melbourne Observatory in 1891.

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