Transit

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Transit

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Object notes   Associations

Equal altitude (transit) instrument by John Bird, London, ca. 1767.

Taken to Newfoundland in 1769 by John Winthrop to observe the transit of Venus.

Source

Object contributed by Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University

Object 9 of 10 objects associated with "1769".

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