1.75" Transit Telesope; 2014.5398.10

Name/Title

1.75" Transit Telesope

About this object

1.75" Transit Telescope; 1.75" aperture transit circle of polished brass, made by Troughton and Simms. "Troughton & Simms / LONDON" engraved on the axis. Used by the Dominion Observatory and Carter Observatory. Transit circles are used for timing the passage of stars across the local meridian, an event known as a transit.

Place Made

England

Object Type

Astronomical telescope

Object number

2014.5398.10

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