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Movable quadrant by S. Menini - Bologna, 1710: brass and iron, radius 100 cm.

Movable quadrant by S. Menini - Bologna, 1710: brass and iron, radius 100 cm.

This instrument was used in Bologna by Eustachio Zanotti in order to take the positions of Venus on the Sun during the 1761 transit. It is fitted with two telescopes, one fixed the other movable. It h...