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The Italian astronomers' bungalow at Muddapur, India, 1874

 The Italian astronomers' bungalow at Muddapur, India, 1874

The Italian expedition to India in 1874 set up camp with a number of tents for the observing instruments. The astronomers themselves lived in this "bungalow". Image from Pietro Tacchini, Il passagi...

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 ...

Astronomical pendulum by Utzschneider und Fraunhofer, used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

Astronomical pendulum by Utzschneider und Fraunhofer, used by the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

The director Frederik Kaiser of The Leiden Observatory bought this pendulum clock in 1838. It has a compensated pendulum after Mahler. The clock was lent to the 1874 Dutch expedition to Reunion.

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British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

British photograph of 1874 transit from Rodrigues Island

A glass plate (numbered 5) from the British 1874 expedition to Rodrigues Island. The identification has been scratched on the body of the sun (in reverse here) and the plate also carries a paper label...

British photograph of the 1874 transit taken in Melbourne

British photograph of the 1874 transit taken in Melbourne

This image has been preserved along with other British photographs of the 1874 transit. It is identified only by the faint "Melbourne" written onto the glass plate. The exact circumstances in which it...

Dip Circle

Dip Circle

Dip Circle, made in Washington, D.C. by Edward Kahler ca. 1874. Transferred from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

This is one of eight identical Dip Circles that Edward Kahler made for the American expe...

French medal commemorating the 1874 transit

French medal commemorating the 1874 transit

A medal was struck to commemorate the French expeditions to observe the transit in 1874. The medal shows Urania, the muse of astronomy, looking up to see the female figure of Venus meeting the Sun god...

Heliometer by G & S Merz, used in the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

Heliometer by G & S Merz, used in the 1874 Dutch expedition on Reunion

The financers of the Dutch expedition for the 1874 transit on Reunion bought this heliometer especially for this occassion. After the expedition the heliometer was donated to the Leiden Observatory wh...

Heliometer by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, used by Auwers for the 1874 transit and by Schrader and Clauss for the 1882 transit

Heliometer by Utzschneider & Fraunhofer, used by Auwers for the 1874 transit and by Schrader and Clauss for the 1882 transit

Deutsches Museum

Inv.Nr. 70.440

Sign.: Utzschneider und Fraunhofer Benedictbeuern

According to signature constructed before 1819.

L: 600mm; B: 600mm; H: 1500mm

Given to the Deutsches Museum in ...

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