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Glass Negative - Cloud Camera, Melbourne Observatory, South Yarra, Victoria, circa 1896 Image Reg. No: MM 030300

Cloud Camera erected in grounds of Melbourne Observatory, circa 1896. One of a pair of cloud cameras located at Melbourne Observatory and Parliament House to measure the height and velocity of clouds. Part of an international project of the International Meteorological Commission. Astronomer's Residence in the background.
Description Of Content:
Cloud Camera
Astronomer's residence.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: meteorological apparatus instruments, observatories, cameras, meteorological instruments
Themes this item is part of: Meteorology at Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1908, 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, Melbourne Observatory, 1863-1944, Geodetic Survey of Victoria, 1858-1872
Primary Classification: PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Secondary Classification: Meteorology
Tertiary Classification: meteorological equipment
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne Observatory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1896
  1. [Article] Baracchi, Pietro P. 1898. Cloud Observations in Victoria. Report of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. 7: 259-265.

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