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Photograph - Solar Eclipse, taken by Lick Observatory Staff at Flint Island, Micronesia, 3 Jan 1908 Image Reg. No: MM 040194

Summary:
Photograph of the total solar eclipse, observed at Flint Island, Micronesia on 3 January 1908, by a party from Lick Observatory.

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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Photograph of the total solar eclipse, observed at Flint Island, Micronesia on 3 January 1908, by a party from Lick Observatory.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: astronomy, eclipses, observatories, telescopes
Themes this item is part of: Eclipse Expeditions from Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne Observatory Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: ASTRONOMY
Secondary Classification: Research
Tertiary Classification: observational photographs
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Creator: Lick Observatory, 1908
Place & Date Made: Flint Island, Micronesia (Kiribati), 03 Jan 1908

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