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Achromatic refractor telescope by Utzschneider und Fraunhofer, used for the 1874 transit on Reunion by a Dutch expedition

Achromatic refractor telescope by Utzschneider und Fraunhofer, used for the 1874 transit on Reunion by a Dutch expedition

The telescope was bought by Bernard Stoop. He gave it to the former director of the Leiden Observatory, Frederik Kaiser, to watch Halley's comet in 1835. The heirs of Stoop lent this refractor to the ...

Eight inch refractor made by Grubb and purchased by Yale in 1882 to view transit of Venus

Eight inch refractor made by Grubb and purchased by Yale in 1882 to view transit of Venus

The Grubb refractor was financed by EM Reed so the telescope has long been referred to as "The Reed Telescope." The telescope was used for photographing the sun during the 1882 transit of Venus. The G...

Reflecting Telescope by James Short, London, c. 1761

Reflecting Telescope by James Short, London, c. 1761

This Gregorian reflecting telescope on an equatorial mounting was probably made especially for observing the 1761 transit. Its maker James Short specialised exclusively in the manufacture of reflector...

Refracting telescope by C.A. Steinheil, Munich 1856

Refracting telescope by C.A. Steinheil, Munich 1856

The telescope in Muddapur, India, ready to be used by Pietro Tacchini (1838-1905). In 1874 he led an Italian expedition for the Venus transit. Although Bologna astronomers were not among the observers...

Refracting telescope by Josef Fraunhofer , used to observe the 1874 and 1882 transits (on the right)

Refracting telescope by Josef Fraunhofer , used to observe the 1874 and 1882 transits (on the right)

This refracting telescope (Inventory-Number CIf10) was aquired by the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Dresden, Germany) from Bergrath Gehlen of Leipzig in 1823.

It was taken on German expedition...

Telescope

Telescope

Reflecting telescope with heliometer engraved "James Short London," ca 1763. Gift of Nathaniel Sparhawk as donor for William Pepperell in 1769.

Telescope

Telescope

Cassegrain reflecting telescope by James Short ca. 1758. Personal property of John Winthrop.

Transit, Astronomical

Transit, Astronomical

"Broken" transit instrument, made in New York by Stackpole & Brother. Transferred from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

This is one of eight identical instruments built for the United States' expedition...

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