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There are 25 objects associated with "1882".

Camp Brooklyn, Santa Cruz, Patagonia, December 16, 1882, Hand-Tinted Photograph

Camp Brooklyn, Santa Cruz, Patagonia, December 16, 1882, Hand-Tinted Photograph

OHA 111

Bell Collection

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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 1

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 1

Memo written in July 1882 by Leonard Waldo listing the instruments, equipment and observers in preparation for the Transit of Venus in December 1882. Records of the Astronomical Observatory RU 416 YRG...

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 2

Leonard Waldo's Plans for Observing the Transit of Venus, 1882, Page 2

Memo written in July 1882 by Leonard Waldo listing the instruments, equipment and observers in preparation for the Transit of Venus in December 1882. Waldo also lists desired equipment to be purchased...

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