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Muddapur, India: the Italian expedition for the 1874 Venus transit

Muddapur, India: the Italian expedition for the 1874 Venus transit

The Italian astronomers' camp in Muddapur (Bengala).

(P. Tacchini: "Il passaggio di Venere sul Sole", Palermo, 1875)

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...