3" Transit Telescope; Troughton & Simms; 2014.5398.7

Name/Title

3" Transit Telescope

About this object

3" Transit Telescope; made by Troughton & Simms, circa 1860. Originally used by the New Zealand Time Service, Wellington for calculating accurate time. Later transferred to Carter Observatory for exhibition and training purposes.

Maker

Troughton & Simms

Maker Role

Astronomical Instruments

Place Made

England

Object number

2014.5398.7

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