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Heliotrope for the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

Heliotrope for the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

From the three heliotropes taken to Reunion two were identical. The instrumentmakers made also tight fit boxes as the heliotropes had a long journey to cover.

Leiden Observatory Instrumentmakers, Lei...

Heliotrope from the Leiden Observatory for the 1874 Dutch expedition to Reunion

Heliotrope from the Leiden Observatory for the 1874 Dutch expedition to Reunion

This is one of the three heliotropes made by the instrumentmakers of the Leiden Observatory.

Leiden Observatory instrumentmakers, Leiden, 1873

Museum Boerhaave V13161

Heliotrope used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

Heliotrope used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

The instrumentmakers of the Leiden Observatory made three heliotropes for the Dutch expedition to Reunion.

Leiden Observatory instrumentmakers, Leiden, 1873

Museum Boerhaave V10840

Instrument for transits by Stackpole, 1874

Instrument for transits by Stackpole, 1874

This elegant little instrument is marked "Stackpole & Brother New York 1522." It was made for American observers of the Transit of Venus of 1874. New it cost $215. The U.S. Naval Observatory transferr...

Lantern Slide

Lantern Slide

Lantern slide, moveable. Sold by Carpenter & Westley, 24 Regent Street, London. Gift of Bowdoin College.

This slide is marked with a paper label that reads: "no. 9. This Diagram shews the various Ecl...

Lantern Slide

Lantern Slide

Lantern slide, moveable. No maker's name. Gift of Colgate University, Department of Physics and Astronomy.

This slide is marked with a paper label that reads: "No. 9. This Diagram shews the various...

Lantern Slide

Lantern Slide

Lantern slide, moveable. No maker's name. Gift of Colgate University, Department of Physics and Astronomy.

This slide is wood, with a glass "Sun" inset. A sliding glass plate (missing) with painted...

Micrometer by Troughton and Simms, used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

Micrometer by Troughton and Simms, used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

The director of the Leiden Observatory, Frederik Kaiser, bought this micrometer after Airy in 1858. The micrometer was lent to the 1874 expedition to Reunion.

Troughton & Simms, London, 1858

Museum ...

Micrometer, Photographic

Micrometer, Photographic

Jaw micrometer. Unsigned. Transferred from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

This is one of eight identical instruments made for the eight American parties sent to observe the Transit of Venus in 1874. M...

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